Aside from a privileged few, most drivers end up in some kind of cheap economy car or a hand-me-down for their first ride. It’s probably better that way. But if someone’s a budding car enthusiast, they have a lot of excellent choices these days.

Welcome back to a new season of What Car Should You Buy?, our critically-acclaimed (sure, why not) video series about how to buy great awesome cars instead of bad garbage cars.


This time we’ve moved out of Doug’s mom’s basement and onto the set of Doug’s high school yearbook photo shoot. I call that progress.

In this episode, we’re talking about the best first car options for someone who loves to drive and has a growing passion for all things automotive. If you want to learn the best fun car to buy a young enthusiast that ideally won’t get them killed, check out the video and let us know what you think.