Top 10 Safest Used Cars for Teens

Did your teenager just get his/her driver's license? Here are some of the safest used cars for teens in 2015 as recommended by Consumer Reports.

Top 10 Safest Used Cars for Teens

Finding a vehicle for a new driver can seem like a daunting challenge, but Consumer Reports recently put together a list of the top 10 best used cars for teens. They recommend buying the safest most reliable vehicle possible within a family’s budget.

The most important vehicle advancement since seat belts is electronic stability control (ESC). It helps keep drivers on the road in emergency situations. A vehicle with ESC will also have anti-lock brakes and probably traction control – ESC became mandatory in 2012, but most cars began including it as standard equipment before that.

Airbags are another important safety feature and curtain air bags, which cover the side windows, can help keep passengers inside during an accident. The vehicles on the list were deemed by Consumer Reports as being able to handle well in emergency maneuvers and have good stopping distances, and not be too slow or too fast.

Top 10 Safest Vehicles for Teens:
  • Chevrolet Malibu (2009-2012)
  • Ford Focus (2009-2011)
  • Ford Fusion (2010- 2012)
  • Hyundai Sonata (2006-2014)
  • Kia Soul (2010-2011)
  • Mazda3 (2011-2013)
  • Toyota RAV4 (2012-2014)
  • Volkswagen Jetta (2009-2010)
  • Volkswagen Golf (2009-2014)

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