The fatal accident rate among teenage drivers is three times the rate for all other drivers. So when it comes to choosing the best car for a teen, safety is a key concern.
Make sure that the wheels they are driving are as safe as possible. It’s not about money: There are a lot of older cars you can get that aren’t too expensive that will be very safe for your teen driver. Here’s what to look for:
- Rule number one, you always want a car with electronic stability control.
- To help you make an informed decision, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released this list of the safest used cars for teens.