The BMW 2 Series is the first BMW model to achieve a “good” rating in the IIHS small overlap front crash test.
The new midsize luxury car has earned a Top Safety Pick Plus rating from the IIHS, though the award only applies to 2 Series vehicles built after June 2014. The 2 Series earned a good rating in the small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraint tests.
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According to the IIHS, in the small overlap test the driver’s space was maintained reasonably well. Injury measures recorded on the driver dummy indicated a low risk of any significant injuries in a real-world crash of this severity.
Optional on the BMW 2 Series is the City Braking system, which is a forward collision warning and braking system that helps earn the 2 Series an advanced rating for front crash prevention.
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