What gets a car on this list? KBB.com looked at practicability and affordability when compiling its list, so for instance fuel economy, price, safety, consumer ratings and more makes these two Hondas the perfect choice for you and/or your young student driver as they go back to college or high school.
2015 Honda Fit
The Honda Fit is completely redesigned inside and out, and it’s the obvious choice as the NO. 1 overall pick across the industry. The Fit is considered Honda’s most affordable new car, according to KBB, and it’s the perfect choice for any college student.
This small urban dweller is nimble on the outside so it’s easy to park in a tight space on a street or a crowded lot. Inside, there’s nothing like the Fit for exterior space. You can fit an entire dorm or apartment’s worth of cargo inside thanks to a wide roof, seats that fold down and ample trunk space.
The Fit’s also a great choice for bike owners.
We know you’re on a budget, so the Fit saves you money at the pump thanks to an EPA Estimated 41 MPG on the highway.
The Honda Civic finishes near the top of the list thanks to great fuel economy, great safety tech and the reliability that has always made the Civic a top choice. With an EPA estimated 39 Highway MPG, the Civic also helps you drive right past the pump. The Civic keeps you and your teen safe on the road thanks to a standard rearview camera, and standard hands-free Bluetooth phone, so you and your teen is focused on the road, not their phone.
And of course, as Honda, you are purchasing a vehicle that has a reputation for lasting forever.
There is a reason why you have seen Hondas filling the lots of high schools and colleges for more than 30 years. Learn more about these and all Honda models today, and keep the entire family safe as another school year gets started.