The Safest Cars for 2020
According to the National Safety Council, approximately 40,000 Americans died in automobile accidents in 2018 alone. It’s easy to get caught up in the beauty of a new car, but safety should always be your top priority. A safe, reliable car can last up to 10 years with the right care, so it’s important to choose one that can stand the test of time.
When it comes to buying a car, you have an endless list of choices. But not all vehicles are equal in style and safety. Before you decide on the right car for you, take a look at our list of the safest cars from 2019:
The Honda Insight is a hybrid that comes with automated emergency braking and lane-keeping assist. Not only is the Honda Insight one of the safest cars on the market, it’s also affordable. You can get a new Honda Insight new for about $22,000.
With automated emergency braking, collision warning, LED headlamps, the Kia Optima has every safety feature you need to feel comfortable on the road — plus you can get a brand-new Kia Optima for just about $23,000.
The Hyundai Sonata has every feature you need to feel safe and secure in your car. From lane-keeping assist and automated emergency braking to pedestrian detection technology, the Hyundai Sonata keeps you safe in style. In addition to the car’s top-of-the-line safety features, it offers heated and ventilated seats, leather upholstery, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. A new 2020 Hyundai Sonata costs about $23,600, but you can snag a 2019 model for even less.
While the Lincoln Continental is a luxury vehicle, its excellent safety features make it the perfect option if you’re looking for a car with long-term value. All 2019 Lincoln Continental models come with several collision mitigation features, including lane-keeping assist, pedestrian detection, blind-spot monitoring, and automated emergency braking.
No matter where you live, few cars are as safe and reliable as a Subaru. The 2019 and 2020 Subaru Impreza both offer a variety of safety features for any driver, including adaptive cruise control, automated emergency braking, lane-departure warning, lane-keeping assist, and more. Even better, the Subaru Impreza is extremely affordable, starting at just about $18,000.
Toyota has some of the most reliable cars around, and most models last well beyond the 150,000-mile mark. There are several versions of the Camry to choose from, starting from the standard L to the high-end XSE. With adaptive cruise control, automatic high-beam headlights, lane-keeping alert, and lane-departure warning, the Toyota Camry has an array of safety features for every type of driver, no matter your budget.