For kids heading back to school, deciding what to drive is a major decision. But what should they be looking for when searching for a new car? According to Kelly Blue Book, the United States’ largest automotive vehicle valuation company, academics need a vehicle that is affordable, safe and reliable, not to mention fun to drive and fuel efficient.”
KBB recently posted its Best Back-to-School Cars of 2012, with all the cars coming in under $16,000 - a perfect price-point for young students. Here’s a look at some of the vehicles that made the cut.
2012 Kia Soul – KBB’s number one choice for back-to-school students, the Kia Soul’s funky style will catch the eye of the younger crowd while offering top fuel economy, a smooth ride with plenty of power and a Top Safety Pick Award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.