Originally Posted by Koy
he is not up to learning the manual tranny
I'm 17, and I think driving a manual makes me way more focused. I can't text, eat, do other things that cause teens to crash, I actually have to think about what I'm doing. After a solid day of practice he'll be fine in it. Plus, tell him chicks dig it
As far as a car, a used 328 or 335 sedan isn't too expensive, can be comparable in price to a new scion.
But I would honestly look into getting a manual. I see tons of kids at my school get into wrecks(all were fine) but totaled their cars. And all because they weren't paying attention.