Heading off to college or sending a child off isn’t an easy task. You spend time finding the right school, the right dorm or apartment, the right back to school gear, but what about getting there and getting around? Taking the right car to college can make all the difference. We compiled a list of six great cars, trucks and SUVs for college students. Taking a look a price, safety ratings, space and fuel economy. Tech features, while not a deciding factor, offered an extra bump for some of the vehicles. College 2017, who’s ready?

2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

MSRP: Starting at $29,030

IIHS Safety Rating: 2017 Top Safety Pick +

Cargo Space: 35.6 cu. ft. trunk space. 70.6 cu. ft. with the back seats down.

MPG: 34 city / 30 HWY

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2017 Toyota RAV4
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*2016 Honda Civic Sedan shown

2017 Honda Civic

MSRP: Starting at $18,740

IIHS Safety Rating: 2017 Top Safety Pick

Cargo Space: 15.1 cu. ft. trunk space

MPG: 32 city / 42 HWY

2017 Volkswagen Golf

MSRP: Starting at $19,895

IIHS Safety Rating: 2017 Top Safety Pick

Cargo Space: 22.8 cu. ft. trunk space. 52.7 cu. ft. with the back seats down.

MPG: 25 city / 36 HWY

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2017 Volkswagen Golf
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*2018 Subaru Impreza Sedan shown

2017 Subaru Impreza Sedan

MSRP: Starting at $18,395

IIHS Safety Rating: 2017 Top Safety Pick +

Cargo Space: 12.3 cu. ft. trunk space

MPG: 28 city / 38 HWY

2017 Toyota Prius

MSRP: Starting at $23,475

IIHS Safety Rating: 2017 Top Safety Pick +

Cargo Space: 24.6 cu. ft. trunk space

MPG: 54 city / 50 HWY

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2017 Toyota Prius
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2017 Ford F-150

2017 Ford F-150

MSRP: Starting at $27,110

IIHS Safety Rating: 2017 Top Safety Pick

Cargo Space: 3 box size options: 5.5 ft., 6.5 ft., 8 ft.

MPG: 19 city / 26 HWY

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