If you’re in the market for a used vehicle for your newly minted teenage driver chances are pretty good you’re looking for a safe vehicle that’s also affordable. A recent survey of parents in that situation found a majority ended up paying between $7,000 and $12,000 for their teen’s first car. Lower price tags are frequently found on older models. Older models often have fewer safety features than desired. So, YahooAutos put together a list of 21 older model, affordable cars that can also claim a reasonable number of safety features, including electronic stability control, and rollover and crash protection. Making the list at number 2 and 12 respectively are the 2011 (or later) Hyundai Sonata and 2010 (or later) Ford Fusion. All the vehicles on the list were given high safety marks by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety when they were first released.
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One of the great things about carrying four of the best selling auto brands is that at least one of those brands will make it onto the annual list of the North American Car/Truck/Utility of the Year nominees. This year we’re excited to see the short list includes not just one but three of the four makes Butler carries! They are as follows: 2015 North American Car of the Year Short List
Hyundai Genesis sedan
2015 North American Truck/Utility of the Year Short List