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Top 5 IIHS-Rated Sedans

When you’re in the market for a four-door, full-size sedan, you’re also looking for something that is safe, too. AutoNation Drive understands this and, as such, we’ve compiled a list of our top 5 IIHS-rated sedans. Join us as we cruise through these four-door safe sedans! The IIHS only gives Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) to models that achieve their highest standards of crash testing. To be awarded the TSP+ designation, a vehicle must earn good, or better, ratings in five crashworthiness tests, along with an advanced or superior rating…

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Top 5 IIHS-Rated CUVs

We’re taking a step back to look at the top rated Crossover or Compact Utility Vehicles (CUVs) which have been tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). A Top Safety Pick (TSP) vehicle passes five crashworthiness tests with a ‘good’ rating or higher, along with basic ratings for front crash prevention, whereas a Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) vehicle must also earn an advanced or superior rating in the front crash prevention. To test drive these IIHS-rated CUVs, or any other highly safe vehicle, please call or visit…

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Top IIHS Rated Coupes

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, also known as the IIHS, published its results of their crashworthiness testing results, including these top IIHS rated coupes! In order to earn a 2016 Top Safety Pick award, a vehicle is required to earn no less than five good ratings in moderate overlap front, small overlap front, side impact, roof strength, and head restraints, along with a basic rating for front crash prevention. Cars can qualify for the 2016 Top Safety Pick+ award if they’ve earned good ratings for the same crash tests,…

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20 Manufacturers Have Committed to Standard Automatic Emergency Braking

Today’s cars are much safer than they were even ten years ago. As infotainment technology has progressed so too has the technology that keeps us alive in the event of an accident. Well, now safety on the road will improve even more than before as 20 automakers have committed to standard automatic emergency braking (AEB) in their vehicles. Automatic or autonomous emergency braking is a system that helps prevent crashes before they even occur by sensing an impending collision and taking control of the brakes to initiate stopping. Whether the…

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5 Manufacturers with Top IIHS Safety Ratings

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is an independent organization that tests vehicles and gives them safety ratings based on their scientific crash prevention research. They create ratings based on how human impairment, fatigue, or lack of experience impact drivers and how the roads, road hazards, and other environmental factors impact highway safety. One of their major duties is also to research vehicle crash worthiness and crash avoidance systems.  Their Top Safety Pick award winners must earn a basic rating for front crash prevention and a good rating in…

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