Top 10 Safe Vehicles for Less Than $25, 000 – Car Comparison – Car and Driver #car #wraps


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Safe bets for low rollers.

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Feature

We live in a nation of unparalleled personal-injury litigation, of warning labels on curling irons that must specify “for external use only,” and of waivers that must be signed before engaging in death-defying activities like roller skating. We are slightly more lax, however, when it comes to transportation. Traffic accidents trail only cancer and heart disease as the leading killer of Americans, and according to a recent New York Times article, we rank 11th in the world for fatalities per mile, more dangerous than countries like Poland and Estonia. This is even with quantum leaps in safety technology made and mandated in the past decade; it’s fairly tough to buy a patently unsafe vehicle nowadays. Some, however, are safer than others.

Like prime real estate and good medical care, the safest cars go first to those who can pay for them. The latest and greatest safety technologies often debut on more expensive marquis models (think BMW 7-series. Volvo S80. Lexus LS460 ) and migrate downstream and across the market within a few years, as parts-bin sharing lowers costs and these technologies increasingly become worth their weight in marketing gold. Where Reaganomics failed as an example of trickle-down theory, the automotive industry shines. Save the fat-wallets first, and then get those on more moderate incomes later.

Vehicular safety is focused in two areas: accident prevention and crashworthiness. Factors such as handling, braking performance, and stability control play into the first; airbags, chassis deformation, and crumple zones the second.

Stability control uses data such as steering-wheel position and yaw and roll rates to detect a skid and then uses anti-lock braking and traction-control systems for prevention and recovery. Stability-control systems across manufacturers work with greater and lesser levels of complexity, sophistication, and efficacy, but they do work. Thanks to a mandate from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), every vehicle sold in this country by model year 2012 will be equipped with such a system.

The U.S. government dictates a minimum of two airbags protecting the front-seat passengers in a frontal impact; many vehicles also come with airbags to protect occupants in side collisions. To make our list, vehicles must have stability control as well as curtain airbags for head protection, bringing the minimum to six. Most of these vehicles feature six airbags as standard; for those that don’t, we’ve built the option into the price, as we’ve done with stability control. Several cars meet the $25,000 price ceiling in four- or six-cylinder trim, which we’ve noted.

NHTSA and its European counterpart, the New Car Assessment Programme (incidentally, also the name of the NHTSA branch responsible for crashing cars), rate the crashworthiness of cars on a five-star scale, five stars being the best score. NHTSA scores cars for driver and passenger protection in frontal impacts and front and rear occupant protection in side impacts; the European NCAP grants cars a single overall protection rating.

Now that you know, choose well, hang a St. Christopher from the rearview mirror, and remember that the single greatest variable in vehicle safety is the loose nut behind the steering wheel. Click on the links above to read about a specific model, or “Next Page” below to browse the list.


US Car Hire Under 25? #use #car #for #sale


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US Car Hire Under 25

In the United States all drivers aged under 25 are considered to be a greater risk than those over 25, so for drivers aged 21 – 24 there is a surcharge levied to protect the car hire companies. If charged locally, this is usually charged at $25 per day, plus the local sales tax if applicable. It is important to realise that this fee is simply a surcharge, not an additional insurance – your insurance levels will not be any different to that of the drivers aged 25 or more.

In Canada, there is no Young Driver Package available, so drivers aged 21 – 24 will have to pay $25 CAD per day to drive. To search for a car in Canada therefore, please select your age as 25+, and then you can make your choice from any supplier and pay the daily surcharge on arrival.

Booking the Young Driver Package

Our Young Driver Package for drivers under 25 years is only available with rentals from Alamo and National. so you must look for locations serviced by Alamo or National, if you search using locations other than those serviced by these companies, you will not get any results back at all.

Please enter your age group as 21-24 yrs when checking for a quote – the results you receive will have the Young Driver Package already added to the price for you – so you will be seeing a total rate with nothing else to pay on arrival. You will not be charged the normal $25 per day levied on drivers under 25. You cannot add a Sat Nav unit to the Young Driver Package in advance but, you hire one locally from the desk on arrival. The daily charge for a Sat Nav from Alamo or National is $11.99 plus local taxes.

Also included within your rental will be:

  • Unlimited Mileage,
  • CDW,
  • $1 Million Liability Cover,
  • Sales Tax,
  • State Tax,
  • Airport Fees, C FC (Subject to location),
  • Mechanical Assistance,
  • Initial tank of fuel
  • Up to 3 additional drivers over 25
  • Or, 2 more drivers aged 21 – 24 years, making 3 drivers under 25 in total.

Credit Card is Essential

As with all drivers, the young driver must have a full licence from their issuing country and a credit card in their own name. A ‘hold’ of $500 will be placed onto the credit card, which will be deactivated when the car is returned. This card will also be used for any local charges such as one-way fees, Sat Nav or eTolls. Alamo may accept a VISA or MasterCard debit card at Orlando and Sanford airports in Florida only, but this is always at the managers discretion. All other locations require a credit card in the name of the lead driver. Pre-paid credit cards are not accepted by any rental car company.

Young Driver Package – FAQ’s

Does this Young Driver Package mean that I don’t have to pay $25 per day when I get there?

Yes, absolutely. The Young Driver Package is paid instead of paying the under-age driver surcharge locally.

If your young driver package is included in a quote or reservation, can you be absolutely sure there will be no additional charges from the rental desk when I come to collect the vehicle?

The Young Driver Package includes everything that you need to drive legally – so – as long as you don’t sign up for any optional extras such as Sat Nav, Enhanced Roadside assistance or an upgrade for instance, you will have no other charges when you arrive. If there is a one-way fee applicable to your rental, then obviously that does still have to be paid on arrival.

Can my friend drive for free?

Yes, you can have up to 3 drivers aged 21 – 24 at no additional charge. You can also have drivers aged 25 or over at no additional charge.

As I will be the only driver I won’t need to add others, is there a cheaper option?

Sadly not, the additional drivers are included at no extra cost, so there is nothing to be saved by not including any other drivers.

How long must I have held my driving licence to hire a car?

Alamo and National do not have a minimum period that you must have held a driving licence, as long as you have a full licence, and can legally drive in your country, you can hire a car with our Young Driver Package in the USA.

Do I pay now, later, or on arrival?

What does ‘First tank of fuel free’ mean?

This means that you will receive the car with a full tank of fuel and can return the car as empty as possible.

Must I have a credit card?

Unless your hire commences at Orlando or Sanford airports in Florida, then you absolutely must have a credit card in the name of the lead driver to present at the time you collect the car – this is for the security deposit. At Orlando or Sanford a Visa Debit is acceptable.

Can I use a Visa Debit card or cash for the security deposit instead?

The short answer is no, a Visa Debit card or cash is not acceptable for your security deposit anywhere in the US. If the lead driver does not have a credit card in his/her name, they may not be able to collect the car, and no refund is due in that instance. The two exceptions to this are Orlando International Airport, and Sanford Airport in Florida.

Are one-way fees included in your car rental for under 25’s?

No, a one-way fee, if it apply to your rental, must be paid directly to the desk on arrival. It cannot be pre-paid. It will be charged to the credit card that you use for your security deposit.

If I hire an SUV from California, can I return it to New York even though it is bigger than I could hire from NY?

Absolutely, New York has a restriction on the size of vehicle you can hire from a location within New York State, but you can return any size of vehicle that you have hired from another state, to any young driver location in New York.

Popular One-Way Rentals for Young Drivers

Alamo Charges:

  • Between Los Angeles and San Francisco – No fee*
  • Between Los Angeles and Las Vegas – No fee
  • Between Las Vegas and San Francisco – No fee*
  • Between Manhattan and Miami – $500 plus taxes
  • Between Manhattan and Orlando – $300 plus taxes
  • Between Manhattan and Los Angeles – $500 plus taxes
  • Between Manhattan and San Francisco – $500 plus taxes
  • Between Washington (DC) and Miami – $300 plus taxes
  • Between Miami/Orlando and Los Angeles – $500 plus taxes
  • Between Orlando and Miami – No fee

National Charges:

  • Between Los Angeles and San Francisco – No fee*
  • Between Los Angeles and Las Vegas – No fee
  • Between Las Vegas and San Francisco – No fee*
  • Between Manhattan and Miami- $399 plus taxes
  • Between Manhattan and Orlando – $399 plus taxes
  • Between Manhattan and Los Angeles – $399 plus taxes
  • Between Manhattan and San Francisco – $399 plus taxes
  • Between Washington (DC) and Miami – $399 plus taxes
  • Between Miami/Orlando and Los Angeles – $399 plus taxes
  • Between Miami and Orlando – No Fee

*Please see the One-Way Rental page for details of exceptions to this during the summer months.


25 Japanese Collectibles You Should Buy Now #day #car #insurance


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25 Japanese Collectibles You Should Buy Now

What makes something collectible? Is it an item’s technical or aesthetic value? Perhaps a current or perceived future monetary value? Or could it be a sentimental value? Whether you collect stamps, porcelain pigs or automobiles, it is because these things speak to you on some level, because you enjoy them and they reflect a piece of you. In the world of collecting cars, classic American and European marques have always been treasured for their power, beauty and special character. Yet, to this point, Japanese cars have not enjoyed the same treatment-but as time passes, this will surely change.

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Small European economy cars from the 1950s like Borgwards, DKWs, Renaults and Opels were often viewed by the World War II veterans, who then constituted the largest number of consumers, as humorous and charming in their day. Looking back, it seems unfortunate, but not unreasonable, that these consumers might vividly recall the aggression of the Japanese during the war, and would treat the newly arriving Japanese cars with caution, if not outright scorn. The Toyopets and Datsuns that came to America in the 1950s and 1960s seemed to reflect a strong national identity through their size, efficiency and careful build, reflecting all that which was “foreign.” To many, these far-eastern cars became threatening “invaders,” while European cars were simply “imports.”

The emphasis in the collectible automobile world today is on American muscle cars, which are the cars today’s prevailing generation wanted and drove when they were new. With many affluent 50-something baby boomers in a position to purchase a collector car, they turn back to those they looked fondly upon as young people. It is rare to find a Japanese car at a collector car auction; a Datsun 240Z or Nissan 300ZX may cross the block and draw the attention of a few bidders, while the ‘Cuda or 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air that follows it creates a six-figure frenzy.

Because many of these boomers have driven Japanese cars since the stigma of them being “disposable” disappeared in the 1980s, their children will probably think fondly of the Hondas, Toyotas, Mazdas and Subarus of their youth. The first cars of these 30-somethings and younger people may have been inexpensive Japanese rides, and the luxurious or sporting Japanese cars of the 1980s and 1990s have become aspirational. As the younger generations come into their moneymaking years, they will be the ones to turn the collector car spotlight to Japanese cars.

Aside from a small handful of sporty models-the original Datsun 240Z, Toyota’s exotic 2000GT coupe and Mazda’s first rotary-powered car, the Cosmo 110S-few Japanese cars are recognized by everyone as collectibles. Of these, only the 2000GT commands serious money. What does this mean for the millions of other technically advanced, sporting and luxurious Japanese cars on our shores? They are surprisingly inexpensive! So whether you’d like to rekindle old memories of a 30-year-old sports coupe or make new ones with a powerful luxury sedan from the 1990s, you can do it on a budget in a Japanese car.

Here are 25 current collectibles, as chosen by the HS E staff.

1989-1994 Nissan Maxima SE

The styling of the third generation Maxima had always been attractive, but in 1992, thanks to the addition of the 190hp, twin-cam V-6 with variable valve timing and direct ignition, the car was a killer. While the 300ZX had become a bloated, fat-Elvis parody of itself, the Maxima was a lithe, sexy sedan, worthy of the 4DSC (four-door sports car) moniker Nissan’s marketing dweebs cooked up. 1991 to 1994 SEs with manual transmissions got a variable induction system’to enhance mid- to high-range power, and if you can live with the 160hp version in 1989–1994 GXEs and 1989–1991 SEs, you’ll have one of the most reliable engines ever built by Nissan, in one of the most attractive Japanese sedans out there. –Craig Fitzgerald

1992-1997 Subaru SVX

Permanent all-wheel drive, dramatic looks, excellent road manners, a fully legitimate 2+2 CT coupe, genuinely luxurious. Why did the Subaru SVX struggle to sell? It was simply too radical a departure to attract Subaru’s core audience, and because it wore a Subaru badge, the purists who might otherwise have found it satisfying refused to take the car seriously–it was like Swanson suddenly offering beef Wellington as a frozen TV dinner. Too bad, since the SVX was a highly interesting car with a 3.3-liter, 230hp six-cylinder version of Subaru’s signature horizontally opposed engine architecture. In the end. about 14,000 were sold here before Subaru pulled the plug. –Jim Donnelly

1970-1978 Mazda RX-2 and RX-3

These Mazdas were the first mass-marketed rotary-powered cars. They were extremely well built with handsome, sporty styling that incorporated a distinctive grille shape. The RX-2 and RX-3, available in coupe, sedan and station wagon forms, were affordably priced, and had a decent power-to-weight ratio that made them great fun to drive. What other car would allow you to shift at 10,000 rpm, day after day, shift after shift, and not blow itself up? Their very good brakes, reassuring handling, comfortable seats and an excellent HVAC system all helped to make these early Mazdas hallmark cars.–Richard Lentinello

1993-1995 Mazda RX-7

1971-1973 Toyota Celica

1970-1973 Datsun 240Z


How to Rent a Car When You Are Under 25 #trucks


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How to Rent a Car When You Are Under 25

Most rental car companies allow drivers over age 21 to rent a vehicle. (Photo: Creatas/Creatas/Getty Images )

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Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, there are times when you need to rent a car. In the past, if you were under age 25 and needed a rental car, you were out of luck. Because younger drivers tend to be more inexperienced, rental-car companies often were reluctant to rent to them. Even now, most major rental-car companies rent to younger drivers only with the addition of a hefty daily fee. In some cases, the fees can almost double the overall cost of the car. However, if you have the available cash, the process for renting is the same as for any other age group.

Step 1

Inquire with your company’s travel department or travel agent about corporate rental-car accounts if you’re traveling for business. In most cases, when you rent a car for work through a corporate account, the rental agency will waive the underage driver fee. Either ask your company’s travel department or travel agent to make the reservation for you, or make your own reservation using the information you receive.

Step 2

Visit the website for the car-rental agency. Enter your information into the reservation form; in general, you’ll need the pickup and drop off locations, dates the car is needed and the size of the car you want to rent. Check the box indicating that you’re an underage primary driver.

Step 3

Indicate whether you need any additional options for your rental car, such as insurance coverage or a GPS device. If you already have car insurance, your rental car may be covered under your insurance policy, in which case you don’t need to add the additional cost of the rental-car insurance.

Reserve your rental car. In most cases, you need to provide only your name, contact information and a credit card number to reserve the car. Your card is not charged until you pick up the car.

Pick up the car at the rental counter. Have your valid driver’s license and a credit card available.


Top 10 Safe Vehicles for Less Than $25, 000 – Car Comparison – Car and Driver #car #wax


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Safe bets for low rollers.

    BRENDA PRIDDY CO. THE MANUFACTURERS

Feature

We live in a nation of unparalleled personal-injury litigation, of warning labels on curling irons that must specify “for external use only,” and of waivers that must be signed before engaging in death-defying activities like roller skating. We are slightly more lax, however, when it comes to transportation. Traffic accidents trail only cancer and heart disease as the leading killer of Americans, and according to a recent New York Times article, we rank 11th in the world for fatalities per mile, more dangerous than countries like Poland and Estonia. This is even with quantum leaps in safety technology made and mandated in the past decade; it’s fairly tough to buy a patently unsafe vehicle nowadays. Some, however, are safer than others.

Like prime real estate and good medical care, the safest cars go first to those who can pay for them. The latest and greatest safety technologies often debut on more expensive marquis models (think BMW 7-series. Volvo S80. Lexus LS460 ) and migrate downstream and across the market within a few years, as parts-bin sharing lowers costs and these technologies increasingly become worth their weight in marketing gold. Where Reaganomics failed as an example of trickle-down theory, the automotive industry shines. Save the fat-wallets first, and then get those on more moderate incomes later.

Vehicular safety is focused in two areas: accident prevention and crashworthiness. Factors such as handling, braking performance, and stability control play into the first; airbags, chassis deformation, and crumple zones the second.

Stability control uses data such as steering-wheel position and yaw and roll rates to detect a skid and then uses anti-lock braking and traction-control systems for prevention and recovery. Stability-control systems across manufacturers work with greater and lesser levels of complexity, sophistication, and efficacy, but they do work. Thanks to a mandate from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), every vehicle sold in this country by model year 2012 will be equipped with such a system.

The U.S. government dictates a minimum of two airbags protecting the front-seat passengers in a frontal impact; many vehicles also come with airbags to protect occupants in side collisions. To make our list, vehicles must have stability control as well as curtain airbags for head protection, bringing the minimum to six. Most of these vehicles feature six airbags as standard; for those that don’t, we’ve built the option into the price, as we’ve done with stability control. Several cars meet the $25,000 price ceiling in four- or six-cylinder trim, which we’ve noted.

NHTSA and its European counterpart, the New Car Assessment Programme (incidentally, also the name of the NHTSA branch responsible for crashing cars), rate the crashworthiness of cars on a five-star scale, five stars being the best score. NHTSA scores cars for driver and passenger protection in frontal impacts and front and rear occupant protection in side impacts; the European NCAP grants cars a single overall protection rating.

Now that you know, choose well, hang a St. Christopher from the rearview mirror, and remember that the single greatest variable in vehicle safety is the loose nut behind the steering wheel. Click on the links above to read about a specific model, or “Next Page” below to browse the list.


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Montana muscle cars for sale – Wartrol Genital Wart Relief

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They’re gross! They’re ugly! AND, they’re very contagious! You need relief! And you need it NOW!

Fortunately, you’re at the right place, because we have the answer.

Yes, there is a homeopathic solution

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This is Serious

You’ve probably been told genital warts are contagious. Be sure to inform your partner and always take safe sex precautions.

Even when the symptoms go away, the virus will remain in your system, sometimes for years. There is no known cure at this time.

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You didn’t even suspect, and then.

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Then, they began to grow into lumpy “cauliflower” shaped growths. They seem to be growing in clusters.

If you haven’t done so already, see your primary physician as soon as possible.

Self Care

Although they don’t hurt, here a few things you can do to protect yourself and others:

  • Take care not to damage, scratch or pick at these warts.
  • Inform your partner, use a condom, and practice safe sex.
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  • Avoid touching them. Because they are so contagious, you could spread them with your hands.
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2018 Jeep Wrangler: A More Modern Mountain Goat

What It Is: The 11th-generation descendant of the warrior that helped win freedom in World War II.

Why It Matters: Jeep sold more than 200,000 Wranglers last year. It s a cash-spewing ATM that pays a lot of the company s bills. It s also the heart of the Jeep brand.

Platform: Jeep will continue with rugged body-on-frame construction to serve the off-roading aspirations of its faithful and multiplying constituents. That said, the coming edition will use modern materials to cut weight and boost mileage. Expect a hydroformed steel ladder frame carrying a body made of high-strength steel, aluminum, and plastic. A four-door pickup will join the lineup of two- and four-door models with hard- and softtops.

Powertrain. Today s 3.6-liter DOHC V-6 will soldier on with manual and automatic transmissions. Fiat Chrysler s current product plan also includes a turbo-diesel alternative in the near term and a hybrid after 2020, along with a possible turbocharged gasoline four-cylinder code-named Hurricane making around 300 horsepower.

Competition: The Wrangler is without peer, a gully-busting rock climber you can drive to work. Compact crossovers bow in its presence. A new Land Rover Defender, expected next year, may re-invade this sphere, though at twice the price.

What Might Go Wrong: Failure is not an option. With Ferrari pawned off, Jeep is Fiat Chrysler s hero, the rare American brand with global admiration, solid profitability, huge sales potential, and a brilliant future.

Estimated Arrival and Price: Late next year, with stickers starting around $25,000.


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Sunnycars Car Rental Locations in Ponta Delgada (Açores)

Avenida Infante D. Henrique Campo Sao Francisco 19 Estrada de S o Gon alo 235 Rua dos Manaias 53-57


  • Avis Car Rental Locations in Ponta Delgada (Açores)

    Aeroporto Internacional +351 296 684 360 Av Infante D Henrique Campo Sao Francisco 19 +351 296 304 890


  • Europcar Car Rental Locations in Ponta Delgada (Açores)

    Aeroporto De Ponta DelgadaJoao Paulo Ii +351 296 684 360 Av.infante D.henriqueCentro Comercial Solmar,14-r/c +351 296 304 858 Campo Sao Francisco,19 +351 296 304 890


  • Sixt Car Rental Locations in Ponta Delgada (Açores)

    Aeroporto Internacional +351 296 684 360 Campo Sao Francisco, 19 +351 296 304 890 Solmar Avenida Center +351 296 304 858


  • Hertz Car Rental Locations in Ponta Delgada (Açores)

    Joao Paulo Ii Airport +351 296 205 435 Sao Goncalo 235 +351 296 205 070


  • Dollar Car Rental Locations in Ponta Delgada (Açores)

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  • Top 10 Safe Vehicles for Less Than $25, 000 – Car Comparison – Car and Driver #7 #seater #cars


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    Safe bets for low rollers.

      BRENDA PRIDDY CO. THE MANUFACTURERS

    Feature

    We live in a nation of unparalleled personal-injury litigation, of warning labels on curling irons that must specify “for external use only,” and of waivers that must be signed before engaging in death-defying activities like roller skating. We are slightly more lax, however, when it comes to transportation. Traffic accidents trail only cancer and heart disease as the leading killer of Americans, and according to a recent New York Times article, we rank 11th in the world for fatalities per mile, more dangerous than countries like Poland and Estonia. This is even with quantum leaps in safety technology made and mandated in the past decade; it’s fairly tough to buy a patently unsafe vehicle nowadays. Some, however, are safer than others.

    Like prime real estate and good medical care, the safest cars go first to those who can pay for them. The latest and greatest safety technologies often debut on more expensive marquis models (think BMW 7-series. Volvo S80. Lexus LS460 ) and migrate downstream and across the market within a few years, as parts-bin sharing lowers costs and these technologies increasingly become worth their weight in marketing gold. Where Reaganomics failed as an example of trickle-down theory, the automotive industry shines. Save the fat-wallets first, and then get those on more moderate incomes later.

    Vehicular safety is focused in two areas: accident prevention and crashworthiness. Factors such as handling, braking performance, and stability control play into the first; airbags, chassis deformation, and crumple zones the second.

    Stability control uses data such as steering-wheel position and yaw and roll rates to detect a skid and then uses anti-lock braking and traction-control systems for prevention and recovery. Stability-control systems across manufacturers work with greater and lesser levels of complexity, sophistication, and efficacy, but they do work. Thanks to a mandate from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), every vehicle sold in this country by model year 2012 will be equipped with such a system.

    The U.S. government dictates a minimum of two airbags protecting the front-seat passengers in a frontal impact; many vehicles also come with airbags to protect occupants in side collisions. To make our list, vehicles must have stability control as well as curtain airbags for head protection, bringing the minimum to six. Most of these vehicles feature six airbags as standard; for those that don’t, we’ve built the option into the price, as we’ve done with stability control. Several cars meet the $25,000 price ceiling in four- or six-cylinder trim, which we’ve noted.

    NHTSA and its European counterpart, the New Car Assessment Programme (incidentally, also the name of the NHTSA branch responsible for crashing cars), rate the crashworthiness of cars on a five-star scale, five stars being the best score. NHTSA scores cars for driver and passenger protection in frontal impacts and front and rear occupant protection in side impacts; the European NCAP grants cars a single overall protection rating.

    Now that you know, choose well, hang a St. Christopher from the rearview mirror, and remember that the single greatest variable in vehicle safety is the loose nut behind the steering wheel. Click on the links above to read about a specific model, or “Next Page” below to browse the list.


    How To Get The Best Rates For Drivers Under 25 Years #estimate #car #value


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    Cheap Car Rentals: Part 12 Do You Know How To Get The Lowest Price For Drivers Under 25 Years Old?

    Disclosure: We get a commission for links on the blog. You don’t have to use our links, but we’re very grateful when you do. American Express, Bank of America, Barclaycard, Chase, Citi, and US Bank are Million Mile Secrets advertising partners. Here’s our Advertiser Disclosure.

    Rental car companies charge more for drivers who are under the age of 25 than those over the age of 25.  And drivers under 21 years find it very hard to rent cars by themselves.  Blame it on the statistics!

    Statistics show that drivers under the age of 25 have more accidents.  So car rental companies charge more for drivers 25 years or younger.  You also have to be at least 21 years to rent a car from most companies, except in Michigan and New York where state law bans this practice.

    She s Happy Because She Didn t Pay Extra Fees For Renting a Car!

    But young drivers pay for the privilege of renting a car by paying surcharges ranging from $14 to $73 a day!

    Using the USAA discount code is the secret to getting low prices for car rentals for underage drivers and to rent a car if you re between 18 to 25 years old.

    The USAA discount code also waives additional driver fees so it could be useful for folks who aren t below 25 years as well!

    Cheap Car Rentals Series:

    Young Driver Surcharge Fees

    Drivers between the ages of 21 to 24, can rent from Advantage. Avis. Budget. Dollar. Enterprise. Hertz. National. and Thrifty  by paying a $14 to $73 extra fee per day.  US government or military personnel traveling on official business are exempt  from young driver surcharges.

    Some car rental companies have restrictions on the types of cars which folks under 25 years can rent.  Here s a table outlining all the fees and restrictions if you didn t read Million Mile Secrets and know how to get around them!