Articles about Insurance Institute For Highway Safety

A word from the manufacturers
Yesterday, we reported on the performances of the Ford Explorer and Jeep Grand Cherokee in the recent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) passenger-side small overlap test. Both vehicles received poor ratings from the organization for that particular crash test.We
In a test designed to test the passenger side
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in the US recently put eight SUVs through a passenger-side small overlap test. This is when the front corner of the car hits another object, which in the real world would be something like
Check this out first before buying one
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. Let's face it: When we're buying a car, the headlights are probably the least of our concerns. And even when we do
New safety tech debuts on new Malibu
The hardest part of being a parent is to let your child go out into the world. After caring for the young one for the first years of his or her life, letting them face the real and often cruel world can
Cementing brand's reputation for saving lives
If there's one thing Volvo is best known far, it's safety. This top-of-mind fact has been reinforced recently, when the Swedish carmaker landed on the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's (IIHS) Top Safety Pick+ list four times.
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From 39 vehicles in 2014, 71 vehicles have been given the Top Safety Pick and the Top Safety Pick+ awards for 2015 by the United States' Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.To be eligible for the Top Safety Pick award, a vehicle
Proof performance cars can be very safe
Both the all-new Subaru WRX and WRX STI earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Top Safety Pick award for the cars' good performance in each of the organization's crash tests, including the small overlap front test.According to
Sadly, none of the locally available ones passed
The United States' Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has just released its findings for its small overlap front-crash tests for nine midsize SUVs, and it seems we're on the unlucky side as neither one of the models sold in the
Can you guess which car it is?
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently subjected 11 city cars to its small overlap front crash test, and according to the organization, only one model passed, \"making these tiny vehicles the worst-performing group of any evaluated so far.\"The small
Not bad for a 10-year-old SUV
The Volvo XC90 may have been around since 2003, yet despite its age, it still is one of the safest vehicles available today. In fact, the United States\' Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has just given the car its top safety award.
Has marginal performance in small overlap test
The United States\' Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently conducted its crash tests for the all-new Toyota Corolla, which began production earlier this year. However, while the Corolla earned \"Good\" marks in the moderate overlap front, side, roof strength, and head-
Guess what brand topped the tests
The United States\' Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has conducted the first-ever test program for a vehicle\'s frontal crash avoidance system. Of the 74 vehicles the insurance organization tested, seven were rated as having \'Superior\' front crash prevention systems, while
With Honda Civic earning the highest marks
Following its small overlap front crash test for compact SUVs in May, in which only two of the 13 vehicles tested passed, the United States\' Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has now released its findings on the same test for small cars.
Find out which ones
The United States\' Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently rolled out its small overlap front crash test which replicates what happens when the front corner of a vehicle strikes another vehicle or an object like a tree or a utility pole. Of
Only 3 of 11 luxury cars tested make the grade
For 2012, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has introduced what it calls the small overlap frontal crash test. Based on its findings using the new crash-test method, only three of the 11 luxury sedans it tested passed the test.
Just as safe as regular cars
Both the Chevrolet Volt and the Nissan Leaf were named as Top Safety Picks by the United States' Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in its first-ever crash test evaluations of plug-in electric cars.Besides earning the "good" rating in
As all three top roof-strength tests
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has given the Volvo S60, the all-new Mazda 3 and the Mini Countryman its Top Safety Pick award for their "good" performance during front-, side-, rollover-, and rear-crash-protection tests.The new Volvo
Result from low-speed crash tests by IIHS<br />
A bumper test on midsize sedans showed damage on a Mazda6 is the least costly to repair, the U.S.-based Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) said.The IIHS, a non-profit organization funded by auto insurance companies, tested the bumpers
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