Tag Archives: Insurance Institute for High Safety
2013 Acura RDX

2013 Acura RDX received Top Safety Pick award from IIHS

Along with the new 2012 BMW 3-Series, the 2013 Acura RDX was also awarded the ‘Top Safety Pick’ award by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety today. Click here to read more news on the Acura RDX. The 2013 Acura RDX received a rating of good and earned the award with improved roof strength for protection in rollover crashes. […]

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2012 BMW 3-Series Sedan

2012 BMW 3-Series Sedan gets IIHS’ Top Safety Pick award

The all new 2012 BMW 3-Series sedan has been awarded the ‘Top Safety Pick’ award by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. In order to earn Top Safety Pick, a car must receive a rating of good, the Institute’s highest rating, in all of four tests – 40 mph frontal offset impact, side impact, rear […]

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2012 Hyundai Azera

2012 Hyundai Azera earns IIHS’ Top Safety Pick award

Along with the new 2013 Chevrolet Malibu, the 2013 Hyundai Azera sedan earned Insurance Institute For Highway Safety’s Top Safety Pick Award. “The Azera was previously tested for front and side crashworthiness, the IIHS said in a statement. “It meets the criteria for the award by earning good ratings in a recent rear impact test assessing whiplash protection […]

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2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco awarded IIHS’ Top Safety Pick award

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco awarded IIHS’ Top Safety Pick award

The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco has earned the Insurance Institute For Highway Safety’s Top Safety Pick Award. The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco, a midsize hybrid was awarded for good performance in front, side, rollover and rear impact evaluations. Click here for more news on the Chevrolet Malibu. Refresher: Power for the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco comes from a […]

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IIHS Child Seat Study

IIHS study finds that most automakers don’t pay attention to making child seats easy to install

The Insurance Institute for Highway  Safety has released a study showing that vehicle seat designs make child restraint installation quite difficult. According to the IIHS (and I didn’t know this either) a system called Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) is supposed to make things easier by standardizing attachment hardware. The study by the IIHS […]

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2013 Lexus GS

2013 Lexus GS awarded 2012 Top Safety Pick by IIHS

The 2013 Lexus GS 350 has received that 2012 Top Safety Pick Award by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The new GS received a rating of good in front, side, rollover, and rear tests and comes with standard electronic stability control. Click here for more news on the Lexus GS. When taking into consideration Restraints/dummy […]

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2013 Buick Verano Turbo

2012 Buick Verano awarded Top Safety Pick by IIHS

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced today that the 2012 Buick Verano has been awarded a 2012 Top Safety Pick by the agency. “Buick is building state-of-the-art crash protection into every model from the ground up,” said IIHS President Adrian Lund. “This means the best overall protection in the most common kinds of crashes, […]

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2013 Mazda CX-5 gets Top Safety Pick Award by IIHS

The new 2013 Mazda CX-5 has received the Top Safety Pick Award by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The new crossover qualified for the award after earning the highest score of Good in front-, side-impact, rear and roof-strength crash tests. Check out more new on the Mazda CX-5. Mazda said the CX-5 weighs less than the […]

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Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport awarded ‘Top Safety Pick Award’

While you may not have noticed the slight updates Mitsubishi made to its small Outlander Sport crossover, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety took notice as it awarded the 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport its ‘Top Safety Pick Award.’ Like other vehicles that are awarded the honor, the Outlander Sport scoredGood in front-, side-impact, rear and […]

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2012 Nissan Versa

2012 Nissan Versa awarded Top Safety Pick by IIHS

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded the 2012 Nissan Versa Sedan a ‘Top Safety Pick’ rating. The IIHS gives the rating to vehicles that achieve the highest rating of ‘Good’ for front, rear and side impact protection, earn a ‘Good’ rating in the roof strength test and are equipped with electronic stability control. […]

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