The 2019 Accent was the top new car pick for under $20,000, according to US News & World Report.
For teens and parents looking to spend between $20,000 and $25,000, a Volkswagen Jetta should fit the bill.
As for crossover SUVs, the HR-V is the top pick as the most affordable option between $20,000 and $25,000.
Between $25,000 and $30,000, the Forte was is the top pick.
Between $25,000 and $30,000 SUVs, the Kia Soul takes top honors.
If a larger car fits the bill, the Toyota Camry is the top pick if spending $30,000 to $35,000.
More utility needed? The Hyundai Santa Fe is the top new pick with a budget between $30,000 and $35,000.
As a more frugal option, the Toyota Camry Hybrid is the best pick for cars priced between $35,000 and $40,000.
As far as new SUVs go, the RAV4 is the best option for teens if the budget falls between $35,000 and $40,000.
On used cars, the Toyota Prius is the winner for small cars.
When it comes to small SUVs, the Hyundai Tucson is the winner for teen drivers.
There are many midsize sedans, but the Toyota Camry is the best pick for teens if they need a larger sedan.
The Chevrolet Traverse is the top pick for teens in need of a larger SUV. US News calls it midsize, but it's a big vehicle.
Something more luxurious? The Buick LaCrosse took the honor as best large luxury car for teens.