As new graduates head off to college and younger teens learn to drive, parents are looking for the best used starter car for them. Kelly Blue Book recently named the Chevy Equinox among the best used cars for teens heading back to school in 2021.
Affordable and efficient
KBB looked at affordability, fuel economy, safety, and other factors in their study. The Equinox scores well in the affordable category because it isn’t difficult to find used models under $20,000. The Equinox is economical to drive with EPA estimated ratings of 26 mpg in the city and 31 on the highway. The Equinox is also a safe family vehicle with good test scores and driver alerts.
Strong safety scores
In crash tests performed by the NHTSA and IIHS, the Chevy Equinox scored of 9.7 out of 10 in the occupant protection category and did equally well in roll resistance testing. The Equinox got a superior rating for automatic emergency braking. Other driver safety features on the Equinox include lane departure warning, forward collision warning with pedestrian detection, auto-dimming headlights, and rear-seat alert. The Equinox also includes a Teen Driver Package that helps parents teach new drivers the rules of the road.
Don’t compromise when it comes to getting a ride for your teenage driver. Visit Bill Harris Auto in Ashland, Ohio, for a closer look at the Chevrolet Equinox.
 EPA-estimated 26 MPG city/31 highway with 1.5L engine (FWD).