FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
As Winter Break Ends, Edmunds.com Announces Consumers' Favorite Cars for College Students
SANTA MONICA, Calif. — January 11, 2010 — Heading back to school but hoping to take advantage of the great car deals available before you go?
"At the top of the class with 33 percent of the votes is the athletic and affordable Mazda 3. Taking the Salutatorian honor is the Honda Fit, which is fun to drive and boasts an amazing amount of interior room within its small footprint. And finishing third is the new kid in the class, the Kia Soul, whose funky styling and enjoyable driving dynamics are as endearing as a professor who makes learning fun," said Karl Brauer, Editor in Chief of Edmunds.com.
The top ten Consumers' Favorite Cars for College are:
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(*Edmunds.com True Market Value® prices are the national average prices recently paid nationwide, and do not include customer cash incentives. For customized pricing on vehicles of interest, please check /tmv/.)
To see the complete list and find out more about the winning vehicles, see Consumers' Favorites: Best Cars for College at /car-reviews/consumers-favorites/best-cars-for-college.html.
Every month Edmunds.com invites consumers to vote on their favorite vehicles in a different category, then publishes the results so that car shoppers can consider them. For recommendations and buying advice, please check the Edmunds.com Buying Guides at /car-buying/.
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