Buick Verano Named As 2012 IIHS Top Safety Pick

Buick Verano Named As 2012 IIHS Top Safety Pick
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Making its way on the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick for 2012 is the all-new Buick Verano. This raises General Motors IIHS Top Safety Pick award count to 14 in 2012 – not too shabby. Equipped with 10 standard air bags, the Verano came out with a good score in the… Continue Reading...

Nissan Leaf Earns Five Stars Overall In NHTSA Tests

Nissan Leaf Earns Five Stars Overall In NHTSA Tests
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The 2011 and 2012 Nissan Leaf for earned five stars  in crash testing performed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). For the front crash and dynamic rollover test, the Leaf received four stars, but overall scored five stars. Combine that with the Top Safety Pick Award it won from the Insurance Institute for… Continue Reading...

2011 Lincoln MKX Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Award

2011 Lincoln MKX Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Award
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Drum roll please! Making its way onto the prestigious Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) Top Safety Pick award is the redesigned 2011 Lincoln MKX. This designation only applies 2011 MKX’s built after February 2011. The 2011 MKX is in good company – it joins the Lincoln MKS flagship sedan, MKT three-row premium utility and… Continue Reading...

2011 Ford Edge And Lincoln MKX Earn IIHS’s Top Safety Pick Award

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2011 Ford Edge And Lincoln MKX Earn IIHS’s Top Safety Pick Award
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If you don’t succeed, try, try again. And that’s just what Ford did – when the 2011 Edge and Lincoln MKX didn’t make the cut for Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) Top Safety Pick award, they made improvements to roof strength, and finally got the thumbs up from the IIHS. These midsize SUVs jumped… Continue Reading...

2011 Buick Regal Picks up a Top Safety Pick Award

2011 Buick Regal Picks up a Top Safety Pick Award
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The most recent vehicle to earn the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) Top Safety Pick award is the 2011 Buick Regal. This means that the Regal joins other winners including LaCrosse, Audi A4, Lincoln MKZ, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Ford Fiesta and Hyundai Genesis that also many the Top Safety Picks for 2010. All Top Safety… Continue Reading...

Toyota, Chevrolet, Jeep and Kia Drive Off With IIHS Top Safety Pick Awards

Toyota, Chevrolet, Jeep and Kia Drive Off With IIHS Top Safety Pick Awards
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The results are in and a host of new SUVs have made the cut. Joining the list for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick Award recipients are the 2010 Chevrolet Equinox, the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the 2011 Kia Sorento, and the 2010 Toyota Highlander and Venza. It takes a sturdy… Continue Reading...

Toyota Sienna, Avalon and Lexus RX Awarded Top Safety Pick From IIHS

Toyota Sienna, Avalon and Lexus RX Awarded Top Safety Pick From IIHS
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Finally, some good news for Toyota – three new Toyota vehicles have been given Top Safety Pick awards from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Getting the award are the 2011 Toyota Avalon and Sienna for achieving the institute’s highest ratings in front, side, rollover and rear crash tests. Also picking up an award… Continue Reading...