Your kids might have dreams of waking up on their sixteenth birthday with a brand new Mustang in the driveway, complete with massive ribbon — but that’s not realistic. Cars are expensive, and parents often hand down their trusty mode of transport in favor of a new family car.
If you plan on passing down your car once your child turns 16 (or 18, or 20), you should plan ahead. When shopping for a car for yourself, you may also be shopping for your child’s future car.
With that in mind, your priorities and must-have list suddenly shift. Sure, you can handle that extended cab, but parking it (for a newbie) will be a challenge. You have an idea about the safety ratings, but now it’s one of the most important things to check.
Here are seven things your car must have if it’s going to get passed down to junior. [Read more…] about 7 Things the Car You’ll Hand Off to the Kids Should Have