3. Chevrolet Sonic
Starting price: $15,750
The Chevrolet Sonic is one of the top cars on the market today that is also considered to be a “Chick Car.” When buying the car for a young driver, Chevy also delivers a student bonus to the parents buying the vehicle. The company produces two versions of the sonic to include both a hatchback and a sedan model. Each type is powered by a 1.8 liter four-cylinder engine with an overall rating of 138 horsepower. The company also makes a turbo four that consumers can choose to upgrade to when buying the car new, and the vehicle gets an overall fuel economy rating of 26 MPG (city) and 36 MPG (highway) putting it slightly above average when compared to other cars of the same class.