The debate on the best cars for under 25 is a never ending one. You can never come up with one type that fits all. Everyone always pulls to their side based on preference. But we can all agree on a selection of a few with more emphasis on specifications that appeal to drivers under this age bracket. Aesthetics mostly being an important factor. You know, you have to get the heads rolling!
Car rentals have certain types of cars that are off-limits for drivers under 25. This leaves young drivers with only a certain type of cars for rent that they can choose from. As a driver in this age category before renting a car make sure you know the types of cars you can be allowed to rent as you make preparations. This information can be found by going through their car rental policies for drivers younder than 25. Below are a few cars that will be ideal for young drivers to explore the USA.
The Nissan Maxima comes with standard features but has impressive security ratings. It has smartphone connectivity, two USB ports, Wi-Fi hotspot, and an 8-inch touchscreen.
It has a long standard driver-assistance equipment list, traffic sign recognition and adaptive cruise control among them. Its standard V8 engine also gives it enough power for a smooth ride.
The Hyundai Ioniq comes with impressive fuel economy compared to many of its peers. It comes with an 8-inch beautiful touchscreen, and smartphone connectivity. The interior is made of recycled materials consistent with Hyundai’s mantra of manufacturing environmentally friendly cars. It comes with driver assist aids. This model scores highly on the standard safety score.
The Hyundai Elantra is the cheapest car on our list. For this reason, you will also find it among the cheap car rental offers. This together with sharp and modern looks makes it attractive to young drivers. It comes with tech features like Bluetooth connectivity, smartphone connectivity, and an 8-inch touchscreen. Its fuel economy is also impressive. It has decent power that will be more than enough for normal daily driving. Its acceleration is also good.
The Subaru Legacy can boast one thing others in this list will envy, ample legroom and headroom. Tall drivers or passengers will appreciate how important this is especially for a long-distance trip. Although standard, it is an admirable all-wheel drive. It also comes with standard driver assist features.
Honda CRV Hybrid
The Honda CRV Hybrid has an admirably spacious cargo hold. Its fuel economy is also acceptable for this class and this is aided by its powertrain options. It also has impressive acceleration. Many of its aspects that are considered its downside like the price are compensated for by its modern technology and fuel economy.
The Subaru Outback was derived from the Subaru Legacy by adding a little aesthetics and improving on the suspension. It also comes with a slightly bigger cargo area and standard tech features. Its ground clearance is fantastic. Its look on the outside makes it attractive for the outdoors.
As a young driver, your preference for cars may vary from another driver your age. This is understandable. But matters such as price, safety and fuel economy will bring a convergence of choices to a certain group of cars that some people may refer to as cars for the youth. Some of which this article has discussed. Based on personal preference, make a choice and settle on one.
As for renting make sure you go through rental policies of your preferred rental car company. Confirm their young driver’s fee and understand how car insurance work to avoid paying for it twice. Hope you have a nice driving experience as we wait to see you on the other side of 25.