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2013 Toyota RAV4 Named IIHS Top Safety Pick

2013 Toyota RAV4 The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety named the redesigned 2013 Toyota RAV4 a Top Safety Pick Tuesday. The 2013 RAV4 joins the ranks of other affordable compact SUVs that have won the award, including the Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-5 and Subaru Forester. The redesigned RAV4 earned the institute’s top score of Good in moderate overlap front, side impact and rear crash tests, as well as roof strength tests. Motor Trend points out that since the 2013 RAV4 ... continue reading»

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Infiniti M Named IIHS Top Safety Pick

2013 Infiniti M The 2013 Infiniti M sedan, which includes the M37 and M56 models, has been named a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). This means that it received a score of “good” in side, rollover, rear and moderate front overlap tests. In a press release, Infiniti says that in addition to being a Top Safety Pick, the Infiniti M is available with a number of crash avoidance technologies, including lane departure warning and prevention, blind spot ... continue reading»

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2014 Subaru Forester Named IIHS Top Safety Pick

The 2014 Subaru Forester has been named a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. This means the affordable compact SUV earned the top score of Good in the IIHS’ side, rear and moderate overlap front crash tests, as well as in the rollover/roof strength test. The previous generation Forester was also an IIHS Top Safety Pick. The $21,995 Forester is redesigned for the 2014 model year and comes standard with safety features like seven ... continue reading»

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IIHS Picks 13 Midsize Sedans with "Superior Crash Protection" for 2013

Last month, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded 13 midsize sedans to its new Top Safety Pick+. In addition to receiving scores of "Good" or "Acceptable" in IIHS’s new small overlap frontal-impact crash test, the 13 vehicles chosen as Top Safety Pick+ winners received top scores of "Good" in moderate overlap frontal impact, side impact, rear impact and rollover crash tests. The new small overlap frontal crash test, which was announced in August, simulates a front corner of ... continue reading»

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Latest 2013 Models Shine in Safety Tests

Over 40 new and redesigned cars, trucks and SUVs are being introduced for the 2013 model year. That's more than 15 percent of the 2013 new car market. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety have begun testing these vehicles, and many perform well in crash tests. Kicking Tires reports that NHTSA released scores for a small batch of new and redesigned models, and they earn good scores. The 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT ... continue reading»

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