Some good cars for new drivers are the Dodge Dart, Honda Civic Sedan and Ford Focus. The Kia Soul and Hyundai Elantra are also at the top of the list for new drivers, particularly teen drivers, according to Autotrader.
The Dodge Dart is good for new drivers since it is compact, safe and easy to drive. It received a five-star crash test rating and gets very good fuel mileage. New Ford Focus models offer good handling and modern features, including a backup camera. The Honda Civic Sedan gets excellent safety and crash test ratings, has electronic stability control, and is easy to drive.