2012 Honda Fit – For students who put a priority on functionally, the Honda Fit is a no-brainer. With a flexible backseat that is unparalleled in its class, the Fit holds an impressive amount of cargo or passengers depending on the configuration. Whether students need to haul equipment to the game or friends to a study group, this subcompact is the answer.
Students should also keep an eye on student bonus deals from automakers, like GM, who offers the GM Student Bonus program on all Chevrolet, Buick, GMC or Cadillac vehicles that can net you up to $750 in savings. Ford offers a similar deal with the Ford College Purchase Program that gives students a $500 bonus when they purchase or lease a new car.