Top Ten Used Cars For College Students

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By Consumer Bob
|  Monday, Sep 3, 2012  |  Updated 1:37 PM PDT
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Used cars fuel the road for college students but shopping for the right car can mean the difference between smooth and bumpy roads. 

Carmax and the Insurance Information Network of California have put together a list of the Top 10 used cars for college students. The list looks at the past four years of fuel economy, design, features, affordability and reliability. 

It also includes safety features recommended by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

(Listed in alphabetical order)

  • Chevrolet Malibu
  • Chrysler 200
  • Ford Fusion
  • Honda Accord
  • Honda Civic (4-door)
  • Honda Element
  • Hyundai Sonata
  • Kia Forte
  • Kia Soul
  • Toyota Camry

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