Safest Off-Lease Cars to Consider
Leasing really started taking off in recent years, which means there's tons of lease-returns coming in right now on vehicles that are two-to-three years old. These are excellent used vehicles to consider purchasing - as the original leasee has taken on the brunt of depreciation, while the vehicle has likely been well-maintained, and should have a long life ahead of it.
Forbes recently compiled a list of what they consider to be the safest off-lease vehicles coming in right now. The safety data was compiled using IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) stats. The full list of vehicles are below.
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Gregg Fidan + is the founder of RealCarTips. After being ripped off on his first car purchase, he devoted several years to figuring out the best ways to avoid scams and negotiate the best car deals. He has written hundreds of articles on the subject of car buying and taught thousands of car shoppers how to get the best deals.
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