2011 TOP SAFETY PICK award winners

IIHS news release • December 22, 2010 66 winners of 2011 Top Safety Pick award; automakers quickly improve roofs to Boost rollover protection ARLINGTON, VA — Sixty-six vehicles earn the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Top Safety Pick award for 2011, including 40 cars, 25 SUVs, and a minivan. Top Safety Pick recognizes vehicles that do the best job of protecting people in front, side, rollover, and rear crashes based on good ratings in Institute tests. Winners also must have available electronic stability control, a crash avoidance feature that significantly reduces crash risk. The ratings help consumers pick vehicles that offer a higher level of protection than federal safety standards require. Full text of release at http://www.iihs.org/news/rss/pr122210.html

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2018 Volkswagen Atlas small overlap IIHS crash test
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2017 Tesla Model S small overlap IIHS crash test
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Three large cars join ranks of TOP SAFETY PICK+ winners - IIHS News
IIHS news release • July 6, 2017 Three large cars join ranks of IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ winners ARLINGTON, Va. — The Lincoln Continental, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the Toyota Avalon come out at the top of a group of six large cars recently evaluated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The three cars qualify for TOP SAFETY PICK+, the Institute’s highest award. The Tesla Model S, the Chevrolet Impala and the Ford Taurus fall short of any award because they each earn only an acceptable rating in the small overlap front test. Full text of release at http://www.iihs.org/iihs/news/desktopnews/three-large-cars-join-ranks-of-ii hs-top-safety-pick-winners




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