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10 Best Back-to-School Cars for 2014 Part 1

last updated September 26, 2014 by

With back to school fully underway, many high school and college students will soon be in the market for a new car. Whether this is their first car or not, Kelly Blue Book has compiled a list if the 10 best back-to-school cars for 2014.

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#10 2014 Subaru Impreza

For the states with snow filled winters, students would be smart to include the Subaru Impreza on their car choice shortlist. The Impeza is the most affordable all-wheel-drive car you can buy. The Impreza brings all-weather expertise with the proven reliability that Subaru lovers expect.

The Subaru Impreza offers 27/36 MPG and and 8 out of 10 consumer rating.

#9 2015 Volkswagen Golf

The Volkswagen Golf is the only European car on the list. The 2015, seventh-generation Gold bring together genuinely Teutonic driving dynamics with interior refinement with the hatchback versatility that makes laundry day, shopping and moving runs easy.

With 25/37 MPG and a 9.2 out of 10 consumer rating this is a great student pick.

#8 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

This is one of the most affordable crossovers available as well as stylish. The outlander Sport is the only SUV on this year’s list and includes the peace of mind for the student and parent alike wth a 10-year/100,000 mile powertrain warranty.

The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport offers 24/31 MPG and an 8.6 out of 10 consumer rating.

#7 2014 Chevrolet Sonic

This Chevrolet Sonic is one of the most fun-to-drive- and comfortable subcompact cars out there. The Sonic is available in a sedan or hatchback version and was one of the first cars to offer next-level iPhone integration via Siri Hands Free. The Sonic is also the most affordable option on the list.

26/35 MPG and an 8.6 out of 10 consumer rating.

#6 2014 Honda Civic

The Civic comes in many options to suit and students taste. From sporty to eco-friendly, fuel-sipping to performance driven, the extremely popular Honda Civic is an excellent choice for any student. The Honda Civic offers plentiful options, renowned reliability, easy-to-use tech and a spacious, comfortable interior.

The Civic brings 30/39 MPG and an 8.6 out of 10 consumer rating.

Check back tomorrow for the top 5 on the list of 10 best cars for back to school shoppers.