What are the Safest Used Cars?
What are the Safest Used Cars?

While new cars get most of the attention when it comes to safety ratings, roughly 75% of consumers purchase used cars. For these consumers, information on vehicle safety is important as well. The Center for Auto Safety, in collaboration with Jack Gillis, publishes an annual car-buying guide called The Car Book. In the 2018 version, the guide includes ratings for vehicles released over the past five years.

The ratings are derived from 1,000 used car ratings. The guide includes data on crash tests, fuel economy, warranties, maintenance cost, insurance rates and more. Consumers can now access the guide online as well.

Best Used Cars

When ranked for value, safety and reliability, these are some of the top used cars, according the The Car Book:

  • Audi A6 – 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • BMW 3 Series – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2017
  • Honda Civic – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Honda CR-V – 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Lexus ES – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Subaru Crosstrek – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Toyota Avalon – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Toyota Camry – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Toyota Prius V – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Acura MDX – 2013
  • Cadillac XTS – 2013, 2016, 2017
  • Subaru Outback – 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Subaru Legacy – 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Volvo S60 – 2015, 2016, 2017

“As safety standards and vehicle technology have improved in recent years, buying a used car has become a pretty safe option for consumers. Checking guides like this is a good place to start if you are considering purchasing a used car,” said Attorney Walter Clark, founder of Walter Clark Legal Group.

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DISCLAIMER: The Walter Clark Legal Group blog is intended for general information purposes only and is not intended as legal or medical advice. References to laws are based on general legal practices and vary by location. Information reported comes from secondary news sources. We do handle these types of cases, but whether or not the individuals and/or loved ones involved in these accidents choose to be represented by a law firm is a personal choice we respect. Should you find any of the information incorrect, we welcome you to contact us with corrections.

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