- Honda Civic
- Hyundai Elantra
- Volkswagen Golf/ Rabbit
- Pontiac Vibe
- Mini Cooper
- Chevrolet Silverado
- Kia Sportage
- Ford F-150
- Mazda 3
- Ford Mustang
Honda Civic- The Honda civic is one of the most popular cars among teens and parents alike, and for good reason. This car has numerous features that not only make it a safe and reliable car, but also a stylish one. The car has low insurance rates, good size for passengers, and driving comfort. The new version won Motor Trend magazine’s “Car of the Year” award and many other impressive honors. The Civic is reasonably priced, and you won’t have to worry about your child’s safety, because it comes equipped with, 6 airbags, antilock brakes, and active head restraints. With the base price starting out at $14,500, the Civic is a great pick for the price.
Hyundai Elantra- It’s hard to find a car that meets all the requirements for your new teen driver. The Hyundai Elantra is a great safety pick outfitted with six airbags, 4-wheel ABS, and an intelligent Vehicle Stability Management system, to keep your child safer than ever. With 29-MPG city and 40-MPG highway, the fuel efficiency is hard to beat. If you are looking for your teen to have a car with superior styling, great safety ratings, and comfort, pick the Hyundai Elantra.
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Volkswagen Golf/ Rabbit- The Volkswagen Rabbit is a hatchback vehicle that is stylish and safe. Safety features include: 4-wheel ABS, traction control, tire pressure monitor, side and head airbags, energy management, and adjustable seatbelts. The rabbit goes for an average resale value of around $15,000 and has a 20-29 mpg fuel range. The rabbit is not only a great car for its value, but your teen will love and enjoy this vehicle, while you are comforted knowing that it will keep him safe.
Pontiac Vibe- When it comes to young drivers, the top concerns when picking a car are reliability and safety. The Pontiac Vibe is a nice option with its antilock brakes, six airbags, and electronic stability control. The Pontiac Vibe is On-Star capable and gets approximately 22-28 miles per gallon. The Vibe is a very practical car when compared to a Van or SUV, and starts around $16,000. If you want your teen to have a spacious, wagon style vehicle, that will keep her safe on the road, go with the Pontiac Vibe.
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Mini Cooper- Who says small cars can’t be safe cars? The Mini Cooper has superior stopping ability, drives beautifully, and has some of the best safety technologies around. The 6 airbags, ultra-rigid body, toggle switch control, stability control, traction control, tire pressure monitor, run-flat tires, and park distance control make it a reliable car, even in the event of a crash. Don’t spend your time worrying about your teen being on the road, let her take the wheel and enjoy the safe ride.
Chevrolet Silverado- Are you looking for a functional, handy, and cozy vehicle for your teen? The Chevrolet Silverado is all of that and more. Safety features include, driver and passenger air bags, 4-wheel ABS, front disc and rear drum brakes, traction control, and electronic stability control. Trucks are a great purchase for teens with jobs that require heavy loads, and are great when moving away for college. Choose the Silverado if you are looking for an all around, safe, reliable, and heavy-duty vehicle for your teen.
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Kia Sportage- The Kia Sportage is a great pick for a teen driver. Not only did it win an award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, it also won the award for Top Safety pick. The car comes equipped with a large number of safety features including: driver and passenger advanced front air bags, side mounted air bags, active headrests, 4-wheel ABS, ESC system, Electronic Brake Distribution, tire pressure monitoring system, and brake assist system. This compact SUV will take your child from point A to point B safely.
Ford F-150- Because not all cars and trucks are created equally in terms of safety, many parents and teens want to make sure they have the safest car or truck possible when learning how to drive. The F-150 offers enhanced occupant protection and the most standard safety features in its class. In addition to front seat airbags and the enhanced occupant protection of the Personal Safety System, the F-150 provides front side-impact airbags and the Safety Canopy System with its state-of-the-art roll-fold technology. Your child will be able to tow and carrying things safely and you will not be disappointed after purchasing this safe and reliable truck.
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Mazda 3- The Mazda 3 is a safe and reasonably priced vehicle for your teen. This car has earned top ranks in safety for the small car category. The Mazda 3 can help keep your teen safe, just in case something does happen. Safety features include: Driver and passenger air bags, side head and rear head air bags, 4-wheel ABS, traction control, electronic stability control, brake assist, front and rear impact door beams, 3-point seat belts, and whiplash reducing active front headrests. When it comes to reliability, safety, and driving pleasure, you and your teen will be very satisfied with the practicality and economy of this stylish vehicle.
Ford Mustang- Mustang pricing is within reach of teenagers and parents, starting at less than $20,000. America’s favorite muscle car is also a very safe car. Equipped with electronic stability control, energy management, front and side impact airbags tire pressure monitor, and seatbelt pretensioners, the Mustang is an all in one safe and enjoyable ride.
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