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Car Buying Advice-Car Recommendations for Teenagers?

ryanmcgeeryanmcgee Member Posts: 1
edited March 2017 in General
Hello all,

I am new to the forum, my name is Ryan and I am a 16 year old looking for his first car. I am in a bit of a predicament as, I want a decently quick sedan, reliable, under $7,500 used. I had found 2008 Audi A4's in my price range, they are kinda quick but they of course have reliability issues. Although, I am able to afford the repairs, it sounds quite vexatious. Also, not looking for a sports car due to insurance costs. So, if any of you car fanatics have a good suggestion leave them below!


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    Mr_ShiftrightMr_Shiftright Member Posts: 64,481
    Given that you are limited to the sedan body style preference, and a budget under $7,500, I would say you have to be looking at the Japanese marques. An Infiniti G35 might fit the bill. Or an older Subaru Impreza WRX.
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    texasestexases Member Posts: 10,732
    A Camry V6 is quite fast, and if you can find the SE version, handles pretty well.
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    texasestexases Member Posts: 10,732
    Also Acuras, and the Accord V6 is another option.
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    ChaseBellowsChaseBellows Member Posts: 76
    Agree with everyone above. Those Camry's are sleepers! It has so much power that it has axle hop. It's capable of a 0-60 time below 6 seconds, if you get traction. May I recommend an Acura TL if you don't mind FWD? Otherwise, I agree with @Mr_Shiftright with a G35. RWD, quick, pretty reliable, etc. Believe it or not, a Cadillac CTS is rated very reliable as well, and should be considered. To sum it up, I'd add the TL and CTS to the mix. :)
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