Insurer USAA has published a list of the top 10 cars for teens.

The list is based on a survey of what USAA says parents considered as their top attributes in picking a car for a teen. They are reliability (81%), a high safety rating (73%) and cheap to insure (62%). With that in mind, here's the list:

 1. Scion tC
 2. Nissan Cube
 3. Honda Fit
 4. Scion xD
 5. Scion xB
 6. Toyota Yaris
 7. Honda Civic
 8. Hyundai Elantra
 9. Honda CR-Z
10. Kia Forte

Source: USA Today
http://content.usatoday.com/communities/driveon/post/2012/05/rewarding-your-grad-heres-the-top-10-cars-for-teens/1#.T6fyZ-3lPZF