Before you head on to the used car lot looking for these cars however, you need to consider some basic factors first. If you take the time to evaluate things, you can save yourself some trouble-and some serious dollars-eventually.
First, evaluate your kid as a driver. Take note of her driving habits and transportation needs. Most of all, take a look at your budget. If you’re footing the entire cost, have a sit down with your daughter and talk openly and honestly about the price range that’s reasonable. Having this discussion will help prevent overspending and give your teen the right expectations before you enter the car-buying process.