Tag Archives: Insurance Institute For Highway Safety

The 2016 Volvo XC90 smashes the IIHS safety tests, scores Top Safety Pick+ w/ video

Volvo and safety go together like chicken and soup, and the story’s no different with the all-new 2016 XC90, which is making waves of all sorts waves. And recently, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety rated the 2016 Volvo XC90 a Top Safety Pick+, the highest safety rating according to its scale, thanks to the […]

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Video: The new 2015 Ford F150 gets an IIHS Top-Safety Pick–only if you get the best-selling SuperCrew variant

Ford’s under some heavy scrutiny in the name of safety after some revealing tests from the nonprofit organization, Insurance Institute of Highway Safety, proved that the all-new aluminum-bodied 2015 Ford F150 is a Top Safety Pick, if you opt for the best-selling SuperCrew bodystyle. And this raises some major concerns for the entire F150 lineup alone […]

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Video: Watch the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety look into the safety of semi trailors

Safety is something that has become absolutely paramount in the industry as manufacturers and legislators fight to make cars even safer. That said, it seems the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found a part of motoring safety that may have gone a little overlooked. The IIHS decided to test the safety performance of rear metal […]

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These are the IIHS’ Safest Cars For 2013

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has announced its awards for 2013 Top Safety Picks Plus. All 13 models earned good or acceptable ratings in the new IIHS small overlap test as well as top marks in other IIHS evaluations. Winners include Acura TL Dodge Avenger and its twin the Chrysler 200 Sedan Ford Fusion […]

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2013 Nissan Altima gets Top Safety Pick Plus award from IIHS

The 2013 Nissan Altima has received the Top Safety Pick Plus designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) “Top Safety Pick Plus” designation, which recognizes passenger vehicles for excellent performance in five passenger safety tests. Check out more news on the Nissan Altima. Starting with 2013 models, IIHS introduced a more strict criteria to […]

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2013 Ford Fusion receives Top Safety Pick award from the IIHS

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced today that the 2013 Ford Fusion has been awarded the agency’s Top Safety Pick Award. Check out more news on the Ford Fusion. “The Ford Fusion, a midsize moderately priced car, earns the Institute’s top safety designation,” IIHS said. “The vehicle is rated good in the Institute’s moderate overlap […]

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2013 Dodge Dart earns Top Safety Pick from IIHS

The 2013 Dodge Dart today received the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety 2012 Top Safety Pick award, due to its 10 standard-equipment air bags and one of the auto industry’s highest content-ratios of high-strength steel. Check out our Top 10 things you need to know about the Dodge Dart. “We had high expectations for the Dart […]

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2013 Subaru BRZ, Scion FR-S receive IIHS’ Top Safety Pick Award

The 2013 Scion FR-S and the Subaru BRZ have both earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s Top Safety Pick award today. Both models received the top rating of good performance in the moderate overlap frontal, side, rollover and rear impact evaluations. We’re pretty sure Scion and Subaru are excited about this achievement. Refresher: The […]

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2012 IIHS Small Overlap Frontal Crash Test

Video: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety introduces new offset frontal crash test, hopes to make cars safer

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has revealed a new frontal crash test method and is their first new method ever since 1995. The method is called the new “small overlap frontal crash test,” which tests vehicles traveling at 40 mph into barrier at the front driver-side ¾ panel. The cars being put to the […]

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