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2011 Buick Regal: An IIHS Top Safety Pick

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, side, and rear impact, as well as the new rollover (roof crush test). The latter, which measures the maximum force sustained... read more

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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  0


 
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  0


 
2010 Kia Forte

2010 Kia Forte Retested, Named An IIHS Top Safety Pick

The 2010 Kia Forte is one of our best-rated small cars here at TheCarConnection.com, and it just earned another accolade: Top Safety Pick. The Insurance Institute for Highway... read more April 20, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Toyota 4Runner Limited

Infiniti M, Lexus HS 250h, Toyota 4Runner Ace IIHS Crash Tests

From the latest round of crash tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, three models that are all-new this year have been given excellent ratings for... read more March 9, 2010 by  10


 
2011 Hyundai Sonata

2011 Hyundai Sonata: An IIHS Top Safety Pick

The all-new 2011 Hyundai Sonata has been named a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)—indicating that it's among the safest mid-size sedan... read more February 18, 2010 by  0


 
Airbags

IIHS: Newer Frontal Airbags Compromising Protection?

We always think of safety features as progressing forward, but that isn't always the case. In a new research paper, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety suggests that... read more February 17, 2010 by  4


 
2010 Nissan Frontier

2010 Nissan Frontier: Only Small Pickup With Strong Roof Safety

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has rated five small and mid-size pickups and found that roof-crush protection isn't so good overall. The only truck of the... read more February 4, 2010 by  2


 
2010 Ford Mustang GT Convertible

2010 Ford Mustang Convertible Makes Good On Safety…This Time

The 2010 Ford Mustang Convertible has now achieved top 'good' ratings from the IIHS in both frontal offset and side impact tests. This is a retest for the Mustang; an... read more January 29, 2010 by  0


 
IIHS side crash test of 2004-2006 Toyota Prius

Side Pole Crash-Test Part Of Tougher NHTSA Ratings For 2011

To put it bluntly, crash-test results in their present state can be frustrating for shoppers. Take a look either at crash-test ratings from the federal government or from the... read more November 17, 2009 by  9


 
2010 Subaru Legacy

2010 Subaru Legacy: Better Bumpers Cut Repair Costs, Says IIHS

The stylish and delicate-looking front and rear bumper areas of most new vehicles are, just as they appear, damage-prone and expensive to fix, even from minor... read more November 13, 2009 by  0


 
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