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Kia Sorento rated Top Safety Pick+ by IIHS

Kia Sorento rated Top Safety Pick+ by IIHS

The addition of an optional automatic emergency braking system has elevated the Kia Sorento to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's highest crash test assessment level, Top Safety Pick+. The 2016 Sorento earned top marks in terms of its crashworthiness, but it only qualified for Top Safety... read more

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2016 Ram 1500

Ford F-150 tops pickup crash-test ratings; Ram 1500 needs improvement

Full-size pickup trucks, some might argue, have squared up the past few years. The competition is tight, and they're ever closer in profile, appearance, and size, and hauling... read more April 12, 2016 by


 
2016 Toyota Prius Four Touring

2016 Toyota Prius crash-tested, earns top safety ratings

The fourth generation of the Toyota Prius has only been on sale for a few months. Yet with the release this week of federal crash-test results, and of Insurance Institute for... read more April 9, 2016 by


 
2016 Jeep Renegade

2016 Jeep Renegade Crash-Tested, To Mixed Safety Results

The Jeep Renegade is already into its second model year; yet it hasn't been given a full set of U.S. crash-test ratings until now. And the results, while mostly good, could... read more February 5, 2016 by


 
2016 Honda Civic Sedan (Touring)

Affordable Safety: 2016 Honda Civic Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Rating

The 2016 Honda Civic has been fully tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and it’s earned top ratings in every respect. That includes the best... read more January 15, 2016 by


 
NHTSA Tesla Model S crash test (Image: crashnet1 Youtube screen grab)

How Will Auto Safety Ratings Change In The Future?

Car safety has evolved at a rapid pace—a pace that likely wouldn’t be what it is if it weren’t so carefully monitored by two major safety agencies in the... read more December 31, 2015 by


 
2016 Chrysler 200

Nearly All Domestic-Brand Vehicles Miss 2016 IIHS Top Safety Cut

Domestic brands—like Chevy, Ford, GMC, Dodge, and others—aren’t making the cut for safety. So says the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), in the... read more December 9, 2015 by


 
2016 BMW 3-Series

2016 BMW 3-Series Crash-Tested: Maintains ‘Marginal’ Rating

Luxury sport sedans like the BMW 3-Series may wrap in more safety-technology features than mainstream models the same size; yet you can’t necessarily count on better... read more December 2, 2015 by


 
2016 Hyundai Tucson

2016 Hyundai Tucson, Sonata Earn 5-Star NCAP, IIHS Top Safety Pick+

The 2016 Hyundai Tucson has now joined the 2016 Hyundai Sonata in being able to claim top five-star federal safety ratings from the federal government. For the Tucson, they... read more November 2, 2015 by


 
2015 Ford Edge

2015 Ford Edge Earns Mostly Good IIHS Scores, Five-Star NCAP Rating

Safety-minded families now have one more reason to consider the much-improved 2015 Ford Edge: It’s achieved a batch of (mostly) top-tier crash-test ratings. In... read more September 22, 2015 by


 
2016 Volvo XC90 R-Design

2016 Volvo XC90 Aces IIHS Crash Tests, Safety Ratings

“Swedish safety” has become a bit of a tautology when it comes to vehicles. Whether you’re talking about Volvo, or its now defunct cross-country rival... read more September 19, 2015 by


 
2016 Nissan Maxima

2016 Nissan Maxima Earns Five-Star Safety Ratings

The federal government recently posted its safety ratings for the 2016 Nissan Maxima, and in New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) testing this fully redesigned sporty sedan... read more September 2, 2015 by


 
2016 Honda HR-V

2016 Honda HR-V Achieves (Mostly) Five-Star Safety Scores

The 2016 Honda HR-V has earned a five-star rating, overall, in federal New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) crash-testing. However its results aren’t quite top-tier. In... read more August 24, 2015 by


 
2015 Ford F-150

2015 Ford F-150: IIHS Gives Aluminum Body Mixed Crash Test Scores & Says It's 26% Pricier To Repair

This morning, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released crash test scores for the new, aluminum-bodied 2015 Ford F-150 pickup. Among the results, there's good news... read more July 30, 2015 by


 
2015 Mercedes-Benz C Class

2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Crash Tests: U.S. Agencies Weigh In

The federal government has released crash-test results and ratings for the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class. And while the results are good, the C-Class misses the top five-star... read more May 17, 2015 by


 
2015 Nissan Murano

Nissan Murano Aces Small Overlap Crash Test As FCA Crossovers Flub

The redesigned 2015 Nissan Murano has earned top ‘good’ results from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in the group’s latest release of... read more May 11, 2015 by


 

 
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