Top Safety Pick

2021 Ford F-150 joins Ram 1500 with Top Safety Pick
2021 Ford F-150 joins Ram 1500 with Top Safety Pick

The redesigned 2021 Ford F-150 full-size pickup truck earned a Top Safety Pick from the IIHS, the insurance-industry funded safety agency announced Tuesday. The award applies for crew and extended cab models, but not the regular cab. The bestselling vehicle in the U.S. earned top "Good" marks on...Read More»

2022 Genesis GV70
2022 Genesis GV70 and G70 earn Top Safety Pick+ honors

The 2022 Genesis GV70 luxury compact crossover and G70 luxury compact sedan both earned Top Safety Pick+ awards from the IIHS, the insurance-industry funded safety agency announced on Thursday. A Top Safety Pick+ is considered to be the most rigorous safety recognition in the industry, and vehicles...Read More»

2021 IIHS TSP+ winners, Volvo XC40, left, and Kia K5, right
2021 Top Safety Pick awards: More automakers commit to safer cars

Volvo, Subaru, Mazda, and Hyundai/Kia/Genesis led all other automakers in earning Top Safety Pick awards bestowed by the IIHS, the non-profit safety group announced Wednesday. On average, safety ratings improved and the number of Top Safety Pick+ winners more than doubled from 2020. “With...Read More»

2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer
2021-2022 Chevy Trailblazer and Buick Encore GX earn Top Safety Pick awards

A pair of GM's small crossovers earned top marks for safety, the IIHS announced Tuesday. The 2021-2022 Buick Encore GX earned a Top Safety Pick designation, while the 2021-2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer one-upped its cousin with a Top Safety Pick+ award, considered by many to be the industry's toughest...Read More»

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander
2022 Mitsubishi Outlander shines with Top Safety Pick+ honor

The redesigned 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander crossover SUV earned a Top Safety Pick+ designation from the IIHS, the non-profit safety agency announced Tuesday. Like other automakers, Mitsubishi adjusted the standard LED reflector lights in the middle of the model year's production to attain the...Read More»

2022 Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid
2022 Hyundai Santa Fe upgraded to Top Safety Pick+ status

The 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe earned the highest safety rating bestowed by the IIHS, the non-profit safety agency announced Wednesday. A new set of LED headlights shined the way for the mid-size crossover SUV to earn the industry's highest safety rating of a Top Safety Pick+ award. Redesigned for 2021...Read More»

2022 Kia Carnival
2022 Kia Carnival minivan earns IIHS Top Safety Pick honor

The 2022 Kia Carnival minivan withstands crashes as well as it avoids them, based on crash-test results released by the IIHS Thursday. The non-profit safety agency funded by the insurance industry bestowed a Top Safety Pick award on the Carnival. Redesigned for 2022, the minivan formerly known as...Read More»

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge
Volvo earns highest safety marks with sweep of Top Safety Pick+ awards

Every 2021 Volvo model earned a Top Safety Pick+ award, the automaker announced Thursday. The 2021 XC40 Recharge small electric crossover completed the sweep of coveted safety awards. A TSP+ award from the IIHS is considered the most rigorous safety honor in the industry, and reflects a vehicle's...Read More»

2021 Nissan Murano
2021 Nissan Murano upgrades to Top Safety Pick+

New safety technology and better headlights earned the 2021 Nissan Murano a Top Safety Pick+ from the IIHS, the safety agency announced Tuesday. To earn the automotive industry's highest safety honor, a vehicle must earn "Good" marks on all six crash tests and earn at least "Advanced" ratings on...Read More»

2021 Genesis GV80 in IIHS testing
2021 Genesis GV80 SUV earns Top Safety Pick+ award

The 2021 Genesis GV80 earned the highest honor from the IIHS, who gave the new luxury SUV a Top Safety Pick+ distinction on Thursday. The non-profit agency funded by the insurance industry cited "Good" results in all six crash tests, and said its standard automatic emergency braking system earned...Read More»

2021 Acura TLX
2021 Acura TLX earns Top Safety Pick+

The redesigned 2021 Acura TLX earned a Top Safety Pick+ from the IIHS, which is the non-profit safety organization's highest honor. The IIHS cited "Good" ratings on all six crash tests, and "Superior" ratings for the mid-size sedan's ability to avoid or mitigate a crash. The 2021 Acura TLX got...Read More»

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class Coupe
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV earns a Top Safety Pick award

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV aced crash tests and can be optioned with safety equipment that mitigates crashes, earning it a coveted Top Safety Pick award from the IIHS. Refreshed for 2020, the luxury compact crossover SUV comes equipped with plenty of standard safety equipment, but the optional...Read More»

2021 Honda Odyssey
2021 Honda Odyssey earns Top Safety Pick+ award

The 2021 Honda Odyssey minivan aced crash tests and excelled at preventing crashes, earning it a Top Safety Pick+ from the IIHS, the agency announced last week. The non-profit funded by the insurance industry also commended the refreshed minivan's headlights and child safety seat hardware. To earn...Read More»

2020 Audi E-Tron Sportback
2020 Audi E-Tron Sportback earns Top Safety Pick+ from IIHS

The 2020 Audi E-Tron Sportback electric crossover SUV earned a Top Safety Pick+ for acing all crash tests and having advanced safety features that rated "Superior," the IIHS announced Monday. New for 2020, the E-Tron Sportback is as much wagon as SUV, though Audi and other German automakers are...Read More»

2020 Audi A6 Allroad
2020 Audi A6 Allroad wagon earns Top Safety Pick+

The 2020 Audi A6 Allroad wagon earned a Top Safety Pick+ designation, the highest safety award bestowed by the IIHS, the automaker announced Monday. The Allroad's sedan counterpart, the 2020 Audi A6, also earned a TSP+ designation. Both vehicles earned "Good" ratings on all six crash tests, but the...Read More»

2020 Mazda CX-9 Signature
2020 Mazda CX-9 earns Top Safety Pick+ award

The 2020 Mazda CX-9 earned a Top Safety Pick+ award for not only withstanding crash tests, but also preventing them, the IIHS announced Monday. Mazda's largest vehicle earned "Good" ratings on all six crash tests, and its automatic emergency braking system excelled at avoiding collisions with other...Read More»

2020 Toyota Highlander XLE
2020 Toyota Highlander crossover earns Top Safety Pick award

The redesigned 2020 Toyota Highlander is a Top Safety Pick even with tougher criteria for the latest model year, the IIHS announced Thursday. The three-row crossover SUV aced all six crash tests, and its ability to avoid forward collisions with other vehicles and pedestrians was rated "Superior."...Read More»

2020 Mazda CX-30
2020 Mazda CX-30 earns Top Safety Pick award

The 2020 Mazda CX-30 small crossover SUV earned a Top Safety Pick from the IIHS when equipped with certain headlights, the automaker announced Friday. New for 2020, the CX-30 earned "Good" ratings on all six crash tests performed by the non-profit safety agency, which for 2020 instituted more...Read More»

2019 Ram 1500 crash test, via IIHS
IIHS toughens criteria for Top Safety Pick awards

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety will toughen safety standards for its coveted Top Safety Pick awards, the insurance-funded group announced Wednesday. But those standards include pricier equipment, such as LED headlights, that cost more for new car shoppers. “We’re interested...Read More»

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