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Slideshow: 10 Best Cars for College Students

2015 Hyundai Elantra
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The 2015 Hyundai Elantra is one of the larger compact cars on the market, and is actually considered a midsize car by the EPA. The Elantra sedan is an IIHS Top Safety Pick, and it received the highest five-star overall safety rating from NHTSA. Its lower base price compared to midsize cars means you'll save some money too.