Best Used Cars for Teens

November 6th, 2018 by

Used Kia Optima Available in Wall

For most teens, driving is a rite of passage but it’s important to find the right vehicle to ensure your teen is safe on the road. More and more parents are opting to purchase a used car for their teenager, and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recommends choosing a larger car with great safety ratings, low horsepower, and electronic stability control. Luckily our used car dealer in Wall has plenty of used models to choose from that fit these guidelines and won’t break the bank.

  • Kia Optima

Lauded as being comfortable, economical, and safe, the Kia Optima is a great option for new drivers. Parents will love all of the available safety features such as four-wheel anti-lock brakes, traction and stability control, side airbags, and side curtain airbags to help protect your teen in the event of a crash. Models manufactured in 2015 and later saw the introduction of standard front-wheel drive and an available Uvo telematics system, that included roadside assistance and collision notifications to help give parents peace of mind. The 2015 Optima also makes it easy to track your teen on the road by offering parents the ability to set driver restrictions for speed, hours of operation, as well as certain geographical boundaries.

  • Hyundai Sonata

The Hyundai Sonata is a popular pick for new drivers in the Brick and Toms River area; It’s an affordable used car, attractive to look at and offers standard features even your teen will love, like satellite radio. The Sonata has earned top scores in crash tests and has the latest in driver safety aids such as blind-spot detection and forward-collision alert systems. Anti-lock disc brakes, traction and stability control, and front-seat side airbags are among just some of the standard safety features on every 2015 Hyundai Sonata model. Parents are sure to appreciate this Sonata model’s emergency telematics system which allows them to set limits on speeds, designate boundaries, and monitor its hours of operation.

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  • Volkswagen Jetta

This pleasantly roomy sedan boasts great fuel economy and is sure to help teens save money at the pump. Volkswagen Jetta models created in 2014 and on come standard with traction and stability control, anti-lock disc brakes, front side airbags, side curtain airbags, and active front head restraints. A rear view camera is available to make parking and maneuvering into tight spots a breeze as well as an available Volkswagen Car-Net telematics system. This system includes automatic crash notification, roadside assistance, remote vehicle access, stolen vehicle location, and even geo-fencing to allow parents to set boundaries for teenage drivers. All of these functions can be controlled on the go through the Car-Net smartphone app.

Discover the Perfect Used Car in Wall

Finding the perfect car for your teen has never been easier than with our wide selection of affordable used cars. Stop in to Automotive Avenues today to learn more about our inventory or give us a call at (844) 455-4372.

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