US News Reveals the Best Cars for Teens

US News announces the best hybrid and electric cars of 2022

Hyundai wins most in new car categories; Toyota wins the most in the used car categories.

WASHINGTON, Aug 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — US News & World Report, publisher of Best cars for families and Best cars for the moneytoday unveiled the Best cars for teenagers.

“The Best Cars for Teens awards highlight the cars and SUVs that can help teens hone their driving skills and reduce their risk of being involved in an accident,” said Jim Sharific, editor-in-chief of US News Best Cars. “Each winner offers active safety features and strong crash test ratings, so there is a greater chance of being protected if a collision occurs.”

Hyundai won the most awards in the Best New Teen Car categories, with four. In the seven new car categories, two of the winners are hybrids, which should appeal to climate- and budget-conscious teenagers. In the used car category, Toyota won two out of five awards.

All 2022 Best New Cars for Teens are available with Forward Collision Warning and Forward Automatic Emergency Braking, as well as Lane Departure Warning and Lane Keeping Assist. All winners also have teen controls or smartphone apps that alert parents when the car exceeds a certain speed or is driven outside a certain time period or geographic area. These features allow parents to set limits for teen drivers and have an ongoing conversation with their teens about responsible driving habits.

The Best New Cars for Teens of 2022

The 2022 Best Used Cars for Teens

To be named one of the best new cars for teens, a vehicle must have the best combination of predicted reliability ratings, crash test scores, available advanced driver assistance features, and recommendations from top critics in the industry. US News Best Cars Rankings in its price category. To become the best used car for teens, a vehicle must be from model years 2017 through 2019 and have the best combination of reliability and safety ratings, expected cost of ownership, positive reviews from critics when new, and available technology that can help prevent crashes or reduce their severity.

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Since 2007, US News Best Cars, US News & World Report’s automotive channel, has been publishing rankings of the most new cars sold in America. Each year, US News also publishes the Best Cars awards, including: Best car brands, Best cars for the money and Best cars for families. US News Best Cars supports car buyers throughout the car buying journey and offers advice for: examining cars and find cars for sale. US News Best Cars had more than 65 million visitors last year, the majority of whom were actively looking for a car. More than 70% of active shoppers reported that US News influenced their car purchase decision, saying they trust our advice is unbiased and would recommend our site to others.

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