The Safest Used Cars for Sale in 2019

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Each year new features and technology emerge to help improve car safety throughout Europe.  With so many different options available, it’s hard to know what car is the safest for you to invest in. Just as CARFAX is responsible for delivering valuable data with our Vehicle History Reports to used car buyers, The European New Car Assessment Programme is responsible for testing and publishing safety reports for new car models. This includes testing and rating a new vehicle based on many safety topics. Tested cars are rated on a scale of 1 to 5 stars, with five stars being the best rating a car can receive.

Referencing The European New Car Assessment Programmes most recent performance rating reports, carbuyer.co.uk composed an insightful list of the top safest cars for sale currently in 2019. Check out the list of the top five below to get an idea for your next used car.

Be sure to get a free check on your chosen car before making your final decision.

Volvo XC60 SUV

Noteworthy Scores

  • Adult Occupant Protection score of 98%
  • 95% score for available safety assistance features

Impressive Safety Features

  • Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB)
  • Oncoming lane Mitigation
  • Steer Assist Feature

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SUV

Noteworthy Scores

  • 97% rating on adult occupant protection

Impressive Safety Features

  • Mitsubishi’s Forward Collision Mitigation
  • Traffic-aware cruise control (also known as ACC)
  • Lane-departure warning system
  • Rear cross-traffic breaking system

Volvo XC40 SUV

Noteworthy Scores

  • 87% score for child safety
  • 97% score for adult safety

Impressive Safety Features

  • City Safety Autonomous Emergency Breaking system
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Driver drowsiness detection
  • Cross Traffic alert
  • Blind spot area warnings
  • Rear-collision alerts

Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV

Noteworthy Scores

  • 97% score on adult occupant safety
  • 84% on child occupant safety
  • 71% for pedestrian safety

Impressive Safety Features

  • Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB)
  • Cruise Control with speed limit programmability
  • Lane departure warning system

Volkswagen Arteon Hatchback

Noteworthy Scores

  • 96% score on adult safety
  • 85% score on child and pedestrian safety

Impressive Safety Features

  • Pedestrian Alert Feature
  • Lane-keeping Assist System
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control

Make a safe decision with CARFAX

Choosing one of the top safest used car modules on the market is only one step to ensure you make a safe investment. The next step is to know your car’s history with a CARFAX Vehicle History Report so you can avoid hidden risks. Start with a free check to ensure you buy the safest used car in 2019.