The U.S. News & World Report have recently announce the 2019 Best New and Used Car For Teens awards. Hyundai manage to have the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe and Hyundai Accent listed in the “Best New Cars for Teens” list and 2016 Hyundai Tucson listed as the “Best Used Cars for Teens” list.

The “Best New Cars for Teens” is being ranked base on their reliability ratings, crash test scores, available advanced driver assistance features, and top critics recommendations in the U.S. News Best Cars rankings in their price points. The vehicles that have been chosen as one of the Best New Cars for Teens have all the combination of the above criteria. On top of that, the Best Used Car for Teens  must be built between the year 2014 through 2016 model years and carry the best combination of dependability and safety ratings, ownership costs, positive reviews from critics when the vehicles were new, and the available technology that can help prevent crashes or lessen their severity.

The TOP SAFETY PICK+ has been picked up by the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe by including the Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA), and Safe Exit Assist system. The RCCA uses the Blind Spot Detection system to warn the drivers about approaching vehicles from the rear side and may apply brakes automatically when required. The Safe Exit Assist uses radar to detect vehicles coming from the rear to ensure passengers that is exiting the vehicle is being warned.

The TOP SAFETY PICK of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is the 2019 Hyundai Accent. The 2019 Hyundai Accent comes with a wide array of advanced optional safety technologies to provide another layer of protection for its passengers. One of the best example is the Forward Collision-avoidance Assist that is fitted in the Accent, it utilizes the forward facing radar to help detect and brake the car when necessary.

Back in 2016, the Hyundai Tucson SUV was the only small SUV in its category to receive good ratings for both driver and passenger in the latest Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) small-overlap crash test ratings. Other optional advanced safety technologies such as Automatic Emergency Braking with pedestrian detection, Lane Departure Warning System, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross-traffic Alert, Lane Change Assist, Backup Warning Sensors and a standard rearview camera can be found on the 2016 Hyundai Tucson.

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