New driver? Buy something relatively large, safe, and slow. Traction control is completely useless if someone is driving around like a maniac. A 4 banger accord is an excellent first car. A subaru is nice as well if you want the security of AWD.
Originally Posted by ride365
It's true, I wasn't specific about traction control versus active control. Active would be best, but I guess I've got some homework to do.
Buying a car for a teenage/new driver... just wanting to include safety precautions in the equation.
Last edited by NFRs2000nyc; 12-10-2012 at 04:59 PM.