The Best of the Best for Safety

2013 Subaru Legacy

Thanks to upgraded airbags and All Wheel Drive, the Subaru Legacy is among the vehicles to review the IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced today that some of our top models are also the safest models the customer can choose.

Among those given IIHS’s new Top Safety Pick+ Award were the Ford Fusion, Honda Accord, Kia Optima, Nissan Altima, Subaru Legacy and Subaru Outback.

IIHS said that along with its traditional rankings, they wanted to let the consumer know which vehicles were the safest, thus creating the TSP+ award.

“Of the 29 models evaluated so far in our small overlap frontal crash test, these 13 cars offer the highest level of all-around crash protection,” says Adrian Lund, IIHS president. “We’re pleased to recognize them with our new Top Safety Pick+ award for 2013.”

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2013 Ford Fusion Named Top Safety Pick

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The 2013 Ford Fusion was named an IIHS Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has named the redesigned 2013 Ford Fusion a Top Safety Pick.

IIHS crash test dummy tests for the driver and rear seat passenger positions “indicate low risk of any significant injuries” in the moderate overlap and side impact tests. The car’s side airbags deployed front and back during both tests and dummy movement was “well controlled.”

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2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Named Top Safety Pick

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The redesigned 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe earned a Top Safety Pick designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Thursday.

The Santa Fe, which features the new game-changing Sport model, received a top score of “Good” in all three tests – front, side impact and roof strength.

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2013 Subaru CrossTrek, Impreza, Earn Top Safety Picks

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Two similar Subaru models earned IIHS Top Safety Pick awards Thursday.

The redesigned Subaru XV CrossTrek and Subaru Impreza were announced Top Safety Picks following crash tests by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety.

The CrossTrek is a brand new model set to debut later this year. We had an exclusive sneak peak earlier this month and immediately fell in love.

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2013 Subaru BRZ Named Top Safety Pick

The 2013 Subaru BRZ is a phenomenal vehicle, and it just add Top Safety pick to its reputation.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety today announced that the Subaru BRZ was named a 2012 Top Safety Pick.

The BRZ debuted earlier this spring to rave reviews. The sports style vehicle is Rear Wheel Drive, a break from Subaru’s traditional All Wheel Drive models. Aside from the WRX, all of Subaru’s newest models are IIHS Top Safety Picks.

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Mitsubishi Outlander Sport voted “Top Safety Pick”

If safety is a top priority in your vehicle search ( and why wouldn’t it be), the 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport may be your best choice.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced Thursday that the model was named a “2012 Top Safety Pick.”

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