When teenagers learn to drive, a whole new sense of freedom opens up – for their parents. In order to take full advantage of freedom from carpools and shuttle service, parents soon realize that they’ll need to invest in an additional vehicle, or risk becoming shut-ins as their teenagers drive around town. SUVs can make excellent vehicles for teens.
Most of the SUVs that we’re presenting are compact vehicles. The smaller, sedan-based crossover vehicles retain many of the advantages of an SUV and still have many of the advantages of a sedan.
Here’s a list of what we consider to be the 10 best SUVs for teens, presented in alphabetical order by brand. Now send your teen out on an errand, and you can both enjoy your freedom.