Top 10 Safest Crossovers and SUVs of 2014

Top 10 Safest Crossovers and SUVs of 2014

4. Nissan Rogue

Updated for the 2014 model year, the all-new Nissan Rogue boasts plenty of best-in-class accolades. Its starting price tag of $23,650 narrowly bests the Mitsubishi Outlander, while its 26-mpg city and 33-mpg highway rating is also best-in-class. Powering the Nissan Rogue is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with 170 hp and 175 lb-ft of torque and the vehicle also sports a best-in-class 39.3 cubic feet max cargo storage and 41-inch front headroom.

  • TDS

    If the list is alphabetical, they shouldn’t be numbered. Seems like a countdown to the safest vehicle, when in reality, the worst performer is the Toyota Highlander listed at #2. If you checked NHTSA as well as IIHS, the Highlander, Equinox, Rogue, Terrain, Forester and Outlander all fall behind many other SUVs. There are only four that ace both NHTSA and IIHS. The MDX, M-Class, CX-5 and XC60.

  • Lex

    Makes you wonder what was the payment made to from those listed was. In other words, this is likely just paid advertising.

  • Jamal

    Did you even read the article? “To determine the safest crossovers and SUVs available in today’s
    marketplace, we headed over to see which vehicles have been awarded a
    Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
    With the addition of the new small overlap front crash test, the IIHS
    truly puts the newest cars to the test in order to determine which are
    the safest. Given the requirement of being a Top Safety Pick+, there
    were exactly 10 crossovers and SUVs on the list and are listed in
    alphabetical order.”