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Safety group lists best used cars for teen drivers
Safety group lists best used cars for teen drivers

Many teens are driving cars that are poorly matched to their driving skills, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The institute released its first list of recommended used vehicles for teens Wednesday after finding in a survey of 500 parents that 83% bought a used, rather than new, car for their teen to drive. The organization reviewed crash ratings and safety features — such as electronic stability control systems — for used cars and then obtained price data from Kelley Blue Book to build its list. Mindful that families can have varying budgets, the group recommended cars along a broad spectrum of prices. It recommended, for instance, the Lincoln MKS...

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