Volvo is known for being at the forefront of car safety, so the latest report from the IIHS should come as no surprise.
After a thorough beat-down on the XC90 in the name of crash testing, the IIHS awarded the luxury crossover with a Top Safety Pick Plus rating.
The tests also concluded that the XC90 was a solid performer during rigorous small overlap crash test, which simulates a car hitting a tree or utility pole.
This small overlap test is forcing some automakers to hit the drawing board in order to score highly on the test, but Volvo didn’t have any need. The IIHS points out that this XC90 is using the same basic platform since 2003.
Watch the video of the crash below.
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