The safest cars don’t need to be expensive and teen drivers don’t need to be driving old beaters, according to a new survey.
The IIHS teamed up with Consumer Reports to develop a list of the 65 safest cars that are valued between $5,300 and $19,600. This is the first time the two organizations have worked together in developing their recurring safest cars for teens recommendations.
While the list prioritizes safety for the most inexperienced and at-risk drivers, it can apply to any car shopper who values safety on a budget.
Vehicles on the list have to meet six criteria.