If you’re looking for a starter car for your new teen driver, there’s no better place to look than the Nissan lineup. Nissan makes Intelligent Mobility safety technology standard across its lineup, as well as smart infotainment features that will help your teen avoid distracted driving, and Nissan vehicles deliver comfortable, upscale interiors. Here are some of the best starter Nissan models.


The Nissan Versa subcompact is the perfect starter car for your teenager. Available as both a sedan and a hatchback, the Nissan Versa and Versa Note are affordable — they start at under $15,000, and you get a ton of bang for your buck with their many standard features. The Versa comes with Automatic Emergency Braking and other safety tech that will give you peace of mind when your teen is behind the wheel.

Plus, the Versa is tiny, which means it’s super easy to drive and park, even in tight spaces in the city, so young drivers don’t have to worry quite as much about scraping another car while getting out of a spot.


Another smart option for new drivers is the Nissan Sentra, a compact sedan that brings together small size for better maneuverability and a comfortable, spacious interior with all the space your kid needs for their school stuff, sports gear, and friends. The Sentra starts at under $20,000 and earns 39 mpg on the highway.


If you’re looking for something a little more versatile, the Nissan Kicks is a great choice. The Kicks subcompact SUV is super affordable with a starting price under $19,000, comes with plenty of standard safety features and standard smartphone integration for safer driving, and is easy to personalize for your youngster’s needs and preferences.

The Kicks is one of the smallest SUVs on the road, giving you a great balance of SUV utility without the unwieldy size you’re used to. If your kid needs more cargo space for driving back and forth from college, but they don’t quite need the massive Pathfinder, the Kicks is a great compromise.

We have the perfect starter car for the young driver in your family at Rock Hill Nissan! 

*2020 EPA Fuel Economy 29 mpg city, 39 mpg highway and 33 mpg combined for S and SV grades, and 28 mpg city, 37 mpg highway and 32 mpg combined for the SR grade. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only.


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