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 |  Sep 17 2014, 8:32 AM


Two of Kia’s compact cars fared better in crash tests for 2015 than they did in the previous model year.

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2015 Honda Fit Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick After Quick Fix

Honda is recalling 12,000 Fit Models to Enhance Crash Test Worthiness

 |  Aug 21 2014, 11:37 AM


Honda implemented a quick change in the production process of the 2015 Fit to make sure it scored a high crash test rating, but now the company has to recall those models that didn’t get the fix. 

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 |  May 12 2014, 4:32 PM

What are the safest new cars on the market?


As far as vehicles have come in terms of safety over the recent years, there are still some that are safer than others.

To help identify the safest vehicles on the market, has compiled a list of 10 cars that received both a Top Safety Pick Plus rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and a five-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Keep in mind that crossovers and SUVs aren’t included in this list and the cars are listed in alphabetical order by make.

 |  Dec 21 2013, 10:01 AM


Now that the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has officially named its Top Safety Pick and Top Safety Pick+ vehicles, let’s take a look at the 39 safety cars you can buy today.

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 |  Dec 19 2013, 12:01 AM


Honda and Acura leads all automakers with six vehicles in their lineup receiving the highest possible safety rating of Top Safety Pick+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

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 |  Oct 21 2013, 9:02 AM


After scoring a “marginal” rating on the small overlap front crash test, Toyota is already working to better the Corolla’s results.

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 |  Oct 03 2013, 5:43 PM


The 2014 Toyota Corolla got a less than stellar rating on the IIHS small overlap front crash test.

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 |  Jun 26 2013, 4:15 PM


In the latest video from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) series called ”Inside IIHS,” we take a look at what keeps us safe during a side-impact crash.

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 |  Dec 02 2012, 9:56 AM

The 2013 Buick Verano has received a five-star overall vehicle score for safety from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to go along with its 2012 Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

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 |  Aug 15 2012, 7:31 AM

In the new Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) small overlap frontal barrier crash test, the 2012 Acura TL earned the highest ranking of “good”, making it only one of two recently tested luxury vehicles to earn the highest honors.

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 |  Aug 14 2012, 7:58 PM

With the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) implementing new crash safety tests, many luxury models that were tested didn’t earn acceptable results. One of the models that did however, was the 2012 Volvo S60, which earned the highest rating of “good”.

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