As parents, we are always looking to protect our children. No matter how old they are, we still think of them as our babies and want the best for them. Teenagers and driving can be a frightening combination. Although we are proud of our children for accomplishing certain life goals, like passing a driver’s license test, we still are anxious about their safety and wellbeing. You can help protect your teenage driver by making sure they are driving a safe vehicle. Some vehicles are safer than others. Auto Action carries a large selection of safe, used vehicles. Below we list the best used cars for teens based on reliability and safety.
Honda has been around for years and has proven to be a dependable and reliable brand. The Honda Accord is rated as the best used midsize car for teens by multiple outlets. The Accord received the best possible crash safety rating in every test conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The Accord also features a rearview camera, which will aid in overall safety. This car also offers comfort with a spacious cabin and top-notch suspension system which provides a smooth driving and riding experience.
If you were to cruise by any high school or college campus parking lot, rest assured you will find a copious amount of Toyota Camry’s. The Toyota Camry is a super selection for your teen driver. It has a proven track record with a solid history of excellent crash test scores and reliability ratings. The Camry comes standard with a rearview camera, and some models even feature blind spot monitoring, lane departure alert, collision warning and other safety features. Your teen will be safe behind the wheel in a Camry.
Moving up in size, the Buick LaCrosse is a teenage parent’s dream. The LaCrosse has the highest safety ratings in its class. J.D. Power gives the LaCrosse an impeccable five out of five predicted reliability score. This vehicle comes equipped with a rearview camera, and some models will feature automatic braking, blind spot monitoring, collision warning, and lane departure alert. Size is a big factor in safety. The LaCrosse has a large body, providing safety and a roomy interior for your teen to drive in.
SUV’s scream safety, but every SUV is different when it comes to safety ratings and features. The Nissan Murano is a sure bet for your teenage driver when it comes to safety and reliability. The Murano has top scores and a high predicted reliability rating. It will also feature a standard rearview camera, while some models will also include other safety features such as a 360 degree see all camera and forward collision warning. With a nice price point, the Murano is a safe and affordable vehicle for your teen driver.
Moving up to the large SUV size, the Chevy Traverse is a great option for your teenage driver. Sized and manufactured like a tank, the Traverse is safe as safe can be. This vehicle is been put through the rigors of crash and safety tests and has excelled in all categories. It is heavy enough to stand up well in a crash with smaller or same sized vehicles. The Traverse also features multiple safety accessories like the rearview camera and others to protect your teen driver.
Auto Action carries a wide variety of used vehicles that are reliable and safe for your teenage driver. Apply for financing today to get started!