Is a Toyota Corolla a good first car?

I’m about to buy my teenage son his first car. I want to make sure I get him something safe and reliable, but I also don’t want to spend a fortune. Is the Toyota Corolla a good first car?

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Alison Daurio · Answered on Nov 25, 2022
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Yes—the Toyota Corolla is an excellent first car! Not only is it economical in terms of cost, but it also offers above-average fuel efficiency, excellent safety ratings, and comes with a variety of useful driver aids like forward collision warning and adaptive cruise control.
Plus, since Toyotas have great resale value, it could make an excellent trade-in vehicle if your son wants to upgrade to a better car after a few years.
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