2019 Best New and Used Cars for Teens

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
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2019 Volkswagen Jetta | Best New Car for Teens $20k to $25k

The Volkswagen Jetta is worth considering for your teen driver, as it gets good gas mileage and has a wide range of available safety technologies. Inside, the Jetta’s seats will keep your teen comfortable during long drives, and the user-friendly infotainment system won’t keep their eyes away from the road.

To help prevent accidents, this compact car can be outfitted with numerous safety features. The SE trim comes standard with forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking, as well as blind spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert. If you opt for the SEL trim, your Jetta will also come standard with lane departure warning and lane keep assist.

The Jetta has proven to be safe in crashes as well, earning a five-star overall rating from the NHTSA and the highest rating of Good for all crash tests conducted by the IIHS. The Jetta also has a better than average predicted reliability rating from J.D. Power.

The Jetta is a worthy choice if you’re browsing this price range for your teen’s new car. If the Jetta fits your criteria, check out our Volkswagen deals page for the finance and lease deals that can help you save money. Before heading to the dealership, try the U.S. News Best Price Program to find the dealership in your area with the lowest price.

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