It is the summer following your high school graduation and Bill Gates has just made you an offer you don't want to refuse. Since you have become so adept at using Microsoft Excel, one of Mr. Gates' most profitable products, he has decided to reward you by providing you with a car to use during college. You may choose any car from the following list:
|Car||Passenger Capacity||0-60 Time||Engine||NHTSA Frontal Star Rating*||MPG||Octane Rating||Annual Insurance Cost|
|Ferrari 360 Spider||2||4.5 secs||400-hp 8-cylinder gas||Not tested.||13||Premium||$9,500||Mini Cooper Convertible S||4||6.9 secs||163-hp 4-cylinder supercharged gas||4/4||30||Premium||$3,000||Toyota Prius||5||12.7 secs||70-hp 4-cylinder hybrid gas/electric||5/4||55||Regular||$2,000||Chrysler Crossfire||2||5.4 secs||215-hp 6-cylinder gas||5/4||21||Medium||$4,500||Cadillac Escalade AWD||7||7.5 secs||345-hp 8-cylinder gas||4/4||15||Premium||$6,500||Chevrolet Avalanche LT-2500 4WD Truck||5||8.7 secs||320-hp 8-cylinder gas||4/4||16||Regular||$2,900||Volkwagen New Beetle||4||10.2 secs||115-hp 4-cylinder gas||4/4||24||Regular||$2,000|
*Risk of head and chest injury to driver in a frontal collision is listed first, followed by risk to passenger. Five is the highest (safest) rating.