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2011 IIHS Top Safety Picks Highlight Roof-Protection Improvements

2011 IIHS Top Safety Picks Highlight Roof-Protection Improvements

Ten all-new vehicles including the 2011 Ford Explorer, 2011 Kia Optima, and 2011 Chevrolet Cruze earn Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick Status right from the start, while a total of 66 vehicles earn the distinction for 2011. Automakers with the most Top Safety Picks... read more

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2011 Honda Accord Sedan

2011 Honda Accord, GM Crossovers Given Five-Star Safety Ratings

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which oversees the federal government's vehicle crash-test program, has added a few more results to its set of... read more November 11, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Ford Fiesta IIHS crash tests

IIHS: Some Replacement Bumpers Protect Like Originals, Others Don't

Aftermarket repair parts are almost always much cheaper than original-equipment (OEM) parts, so if you're in a minor fender-bender, going with a budget replacement... read more November 3, 2010 by 


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze crash test

New Crash-Test Ratings: At First Look, Which Models Fare Best?

The first of the tougher new crash-test ratings from the federal government have rolled in. And there are a few surprises. As expected, the ratings aren't so overly... read more October 5, 2010 by  1


 
IIHS tests Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs Smart Fortwo

Are Larger, Heavier Cars Safer Than Smaller, Lighter Ones?

Small cars are now offering some of the same safety equipment as larger cars: electronic stability control, side-curtain airbags, anti-lock brakes, and active headrests are... read more September 13, 2010 by 


 
2011 Buick Regal

2011 Buick Regal: An IIHS Top Safety Pick

GM's new 2011 Buick Regal has earned the top safety accolade from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Its Top Safety Pick status confirms top scores in front... read more August 30, 2010 by 


 
2011 Kia Sportage

2011 Kia Sportage: An IIHS Top Safety Pick

The 2011 Kia Sportage has been recognized as one of the safest new vehicles on the market; it's earned Top Safety Pick status from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety... read more August 18, 2010 by 


 
2011 Infiniti M37

2011 Cadillac CTS, 2011 Infiniti M Earn 'Top Safety Pick' Status

If you're limiting your luxury sedan search only to the safest models on the market, you have two new options. The 2011 Cadillac CTS and the 2011 Infiniti M37 and M56 have... read more August 12, 2010 by 


 
2010 Cadillac SRX

2010 Cadillac SRX Named A Top Safety Pick

The 2010 Cadillac SRX—the luxury brand's mid-size crossover utility vehicle—has been named an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick. A top score... read more August 5, 2010 by 


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze crash test

Feds: 55 Models For 2011 To Be Tested For Revamped 5-Star Ratings

For safety-conscious car shoppers, it's been more than a little daunting over the past couple of model years to tell the difference between the safest models on the market... read more July 29, 2010 by 


 
2010 Lexus HS 250h

2010 Lexus HS250h And Suzuki Kizashi: Top Safety Fail?

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released its latest test results—of two sedans, the hybrid 2010 Lexus HS250h and the almost-mid-size 2010 Suzuki... read more June 18, 2010 by  8


 
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2011 Grand Cherokee A Top Safety Pick; Crosstour 'Disappointing'

Depending on which utility vehicle you choose, you might be getting vastly different degrees of roof protection in the event of a rollover. That's the surprising result of... read more June 2, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Toyota Sienna Limited

2011 Toyota Sienna, Avalon Named IIHS Top Safety Picks

Toyota's seen a lot of scrutiny in recent months for its numerous safety-related recalls. But it should also be commended for earning top marks for occupant protection. In... read more May 25, 2010 by  3


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze crash test

With The Idea That Safety Sells, Crash Testing Has Grown Up

Safety sells vehicles. It sounds like a given now, but not too many years back most automakers would explain that safety alone doesn't sell a car but features or performance... read more May 5, 2010 by  1


 
Brilliance BS6 crash test, before modifications, 2007

BMW's Chinese Partner Isn't So Brilliant, Pulls Out Of Europe

Yes, China is on track to become the world's largest single car market. And yes, one or more native Chinese carmakers will likely become fully competitive in the global... read more April 29, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze

2011 Chevrolet Cruze Makes The Global Safety Honor Roll

Small-car safety especially has come a long way. And while, by driving a smaller, lighter vehicle you'll still be at a disadvantage in certain situations, some of today's... read more April 23, 2010 by 


 
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