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2010 Nissan Versa: A Top Safety Pick For Around $10,000

2010 Nissan Versa: A Top Safety Pick For Around $10,000

The 2010 Nissan Versa has been named an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick. The Versa’s scores aren’t quite perfect though. It earned a rating of just ‘acceptable’ in the head/neck injury category, with a ‘good’ score in the rest of the subcategories. Also in... read more

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2010 Subaru Legacy

2010 Subaru Legacy and Outback Named Top Safety Picks

The completely redesigned 2010 Subaru Legacy and 2010 Subaru Outback—which we've reported on extensively this summer—also now have the honor of being named among the... read more August 27, 2009 by  6


 
Hummer in Sage, Arkansas, after February 2008 tornado - Weather Channel photo by bsusi1031

Whatever You Did To Your Car, Mother Nature Did Worse

We have friends who are weather fans, or weather fiends. They reload storm maps obsessively, and converse in the language of descending fronts and scattered sprinkles. We are... read more August 19, 2009 by 


 
Volvo safety test driver, 1959

Crash Testing In The Old Days: Volvo Safety Video

Last Thursday was the 50th birthday of the three-point safety harness, invented by Volvo's first safety engineer, Nils Bohlin. After we ran an item to commemorate the event... read more August 17, 2009 by 


 
2010 Chevrolet Camaro NCAP frontal crash test

2010 Chevrolet Camaro Hits The Wall: Just 4 Stars In NCAP Testing

Few of us plan on being in a car accident. Even fewer plan on causing one. But we all like to know that if we do end up in a collision, we'll be protected by the car we so... read more August 6, 2009 by 


 
2010 ford taurus 017

2010 Ford Taurus SHO Named Top Safety Pick

If asked to simply single out one sedan as the safest pick in the market—especially for the money—it's likely that each of TheCarConnection.com's editors would put the... read more August 4, 2009 by  1


 
Warning Sign - Moose versus car - by Flickr user lesleyhyphenanne

Moose Vs Toyota Yaris: Who Wins, Who Pays?

Residents of the southern states, who most likely have never met a moose, may not realize how much damage they can do. Deer will damage your car, but moose can kill you... read more June 22, 2009 by  1


 
2009 Toyota Venza

2009 Toyota Venza, 2010 Lexus RX Named Top Safety Picks

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released some good news for safety-conscious shoppers thinking about the 2009 Toyota Venza or 2010 Lexus RX. Both the Venza and... read more June 15, 2009 by  2


 
2009 Smart fortwo

New Study: Minicars Ranked By Fender-Bender Repair Bill

If you live in a crowded urban environment, you understand the value of minicars. No, they can't haul sheetrock, and trips to the grocery store become more like social calls... read more June 11, 2009 by  1


 
2010 Kia Soul

Kia Soul and Honda Fit Earn Top Safety Ratings In Europe

Europe’s major crash-test organization just last week released some results that should be of interest to U.S. small-car shoppers. Two of TheCarConnection.com’s top... read more June 5, 2009 by 


 
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