Best Pre-Owned Vehicles for Teens and College Students

Best Pre-Owned Vehicles for Teens and College Students

Choosing a car for your teen or college driver can be surprisingly challenging. Used cars are often an excellent option, as they’re affordable and provide exceptional safety. At Demeyere Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, located in Simcoe, Ontario, we aim to help parents and new drivers choose safe, reliable cars. Keep reading to learn about our top choices for teen drivers based on safety and affordability. Then, feel free to browse our used inventory to find a car that fits all your family’s needs.

Best Used Cars for Teens Under $20,000



Mazda3 models are an excellent choice for teen drivers as they were a top safety pick in 2019. These cars feature blind-spot monitoring, forward-collision warning, and automatic emergency braking. They also provide convenience and comfort features such as Bluetooth connectivity and keyless entry.

Volkswagen Jetta

Known for its reliability, the Volkswagen Jetta has an average fuel efficiency of up to 1.7 L/100 km. These cars are also quite affordable and stylish.

Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corollas are reliable and are considered easy to maintain. Newer models often feature lane keep assist, automatic emergency braking systems, LED headlights, and adaptive cruise control.

Honda Civic

With excellent safety ratings thanks to systems such as adaptive cruise control and lane keeping assist, the Honda Civic is a popular choice for teen and student drivers. Plus, Civics are known for their next-level reliability and relatively low fuel consumption, with ratings as low as 6.9 L/100 km combined.

Toyota Prius

The Toyota Prius is incredibly fuel efficient, making this car an excellent choice for eco-conscious teens, college students, and parents. Plus, the Prius has high-reliability ratings, which make them an exceptional used car option.

Purchase Your Vehicle Today!

If you think you’ve found the right vehicle for your teen or college-student driver, contact us at Demeyere Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Our online Finance Centre is a fantastic way to learn more about different payment plans and options, and you can get pre-approved for your vehicle purchase today.