Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #44: Buying a Safe Car for Teen Drivers

Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #44: Buying a Safe Car for Teen Drivers

It’s one of the most frequently-asked questions that we get at Talking Cars: what’s a good car to buy for a newly-licensed teen driver? We talk about the essentials, including why electronic stability control is so important. Viewer comments also point out some common concerns, opinions, and misconceptions about good cars for teens. Finally, we discuss the role of advanced driver training and where our vehicle recommendations overlap with the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety – and where they deviate.