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Best New Cars for College Students


Summer is coming to a close, which means that school is quickly approaching. For many of our customers, they are sending their teen drivers off to college. As nerve-wracking as this sounds, the process can go much smoother, especially if you know your college student will be driving in a safe and reliable vehicle. We have put together a list of the best new cars for your college students: 

  1. Toyota Corolla: A Toyota Corolla is a classic first car, complete with safety features and an economical price. 
  2. Honda Fit: The Honda Fit is small, but mighty, as it is a quite roomy Japanese vehicle that gets excellent gas mileage. 
  3. Toyota Prius V: This car is a little bigger than the average Prius, but all the safety features and  economical advantages are still there. 
  4. Subaru Crosstreks: Subaru Crosstreks are a fun, outdoorsy, and safe vehicle for school and college students, as they are complete with cool colors and state-of-the-art safety features. 
  5. Hyundai Elantra: This vehicle is substantial, reliable, and roomy, making it a great option for your teen driver. 
  6. Toyota Camry: The Toyota Camry is the go-to car for college drivers, as it is equipped with safety features and advanced technology. Toyota vehicles are also known to be incredibly reliable. 
  7. Hyundai Sonata: The Hyundai Sonata is just like other Hyundai makes and models -- reliable, safe, and complete with cutting-edge technology. 
  8. Honda Civic: The Honda Civic is a classic go-to car for teen drivers, as it is both stylish and safe. Your kids will love how it looks, and you will love how safe it is. 

While Orinda Motors has listed what the industry says are the best new cars for students, we will be happy to service and repair any foreign or domestic vehicles in your family.

If you are looking to purchase a used vehicle, bring your potential car to Orinda Motors for a pre-purchase inspection. We will perform a thorough inspection, leaving no stone unturned, so to speak. Your safety and your family’s safety are of utmost priority. Schedule an appointment, or stop by Orinda Motors / Orinda Auto Rental / Orinda Classic Car Center at 61 & 63 Orinda Way today! Call us at 925-254-2012!


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