American Motors introduced the remote car starter to the marketplace in 1983. The Renault Alliance was the first production car to offer a remote starter for cars. The first wide spread availability of the car remote starter was in the GM Motors W platform in 1989. Models that included a remote starter were the Buick Regal, the Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme and the Pontiac Grand Prix. They have been gaining popularity since then, and now more features are offered than ever before.
There's an old joke that the best cars for teenagers are those that get terrible gas mileage (so they can't afford to drive too far from home), are built like tanks (for safety reasons), and seat just one person (to keep distractions to a minimum). In reality, there are plenty of thrifty vehicles out there that are good starter cars for teenagers and perfect for first-time car buyers - especially those who are lucky enough to be able to afford a brand new automobile instead of the family's older clunker. Let's take a look at 10 of the best cars for teenagers and examine what exactly makes them a strong choice for the younger set.