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    Official: 2015 Chrysler 200 earns Top Safety Pick+ [w/video]
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    If safety is a priority in your next car purchase, the 2015 Chrysler 200 looks like a pretty good bet, according to a recent evaluation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The new sedan scored top marks in all of the agency's crash tests and a "Superior" score from its optional front ...

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    Official: Subaru Forester, Legacy and Outback earn IIHS Top Safety Pick+ ratings
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    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced its more rigorous standards for the Top Safety Pick+ crash test rating back in September, and has recently called out some new models that have attained this highest rating. Last year, the TSP+ category was created for vehicles passing the ...

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    Official: Maserati Ghibli gets smashed on its way to Top Safety Pick rating [w/video]
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    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has crash-tested the 2014 Maserati Ghibli, and the Italian luxury sedan scored has well enough to earn the institute's Top Safety Pick rating. The model netted "Good" marks – the IIHS' highest rating – in moderate overlap front, side, ...

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    Official: Mitsubishi Lancer, Outlander Sport named 2013 IIHS Top Safety Picks
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    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has added a pair of Mitsubishi models to its ever-growing list of 2013 Top Safety Picks, giving the prestigious safety award to the 2013 Outlander Sport and Lancer (sedan and Sportback). Both models make a return visit to the list, but with 117 cars now ...

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    Report: 2013 Ford Fusion nabs IIHS Top Safety Pick
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    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has crushed, mangled and smashed the 2013 Ford Fusion and gives it a coveted Top Safety Pick designation. That's the second Fusion generation in a row given the title. IIHS said measures taken from its dummies in the driver and rear seat passenger ...

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    Official: IIHS launching first new frontal crash test since 1995 [w/video]
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    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has unveiled a new crash testing methodology in dramatic fashion – by dinging some of the most popular entry luxury sedans for failing to adequately protect the driver during certain types of crashes. The 2012 Acura TSX, 2012 BMW 3-Series, 2012 ...

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    Report: Ram pickup leads group of Most Dangerous Cars In America
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    Take a vehicle's Insurance Institute for Highway Safety score, throw it into a data pot that includes Consumer Reports ratings, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration crash safety results and J.D. Power's Initial Quality Study numbers, mix thoroughly, then pour out the most dangerous ...

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    Ford F-150, Toyota Tundra earn IIHS Top Safety Pick Awards
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    Like their body-on-frame SUV cousins, full-size pickup trucks are more prone to roll over than a standard passenger car. That's exactly why it's so important to have a vehicle that earns good marks in roof-strength tests. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has just released the data on ...

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    2012 Volvo S60 earns IIHS Top Safety Pick award
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    Volvo can stick another feather in its safety cap. The 2012 S60 has officially been awarded an IIHS Top Safety Pick judgement by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. That means the sedan managed to net top ratings in all IIHS crash tests, including front, side, rollover and rear ...

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    2011 Kia Sportage bags IIHS 'Top Safety Pick'
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    2011 Kia Sportage – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When it comes to the 2011 Kia Sportage, there's a lot to talk about. From where we sit, it's one of the best-looking compact crossovers on the market, it's reasonably priced (starting below $20,000) and as we found out in our first ...

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    Cadillac CTS, Infiniti M models earn Top Safety Pick status from IIHS
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    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has put a new crop of large luxury vehicles through its crash test gauntlet, and the Cadillac CTS and Infiniti M joined some impressive company in scoring a Top Safety Pick designation. The CTS and M clinched the highly regarded award by receiving the ...

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    Cadillac SRX scores Top Safety Pick from IIHS
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    2010 Cadillac SRX IIHS testing – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When it comes to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's crash rating system, earning a score of "Good" is the best any automaker can hope for. And if a vehicle receives a score of "Good" for front, side, rear and ...

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    IIHS awards Top Safety Picks to Audi, Ford, Hyundai and VW on strength of roofs
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    2010 Insurance Institute For Highway Safety rollover tests – click above for high-res images
    Perish the thought, haters! The above Lincoln MKT is getting its roof caved in not on aesthetic grounds, but rather to test its ability to survive a rollover accident. If you haven't guessed by now, ...

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    Ford Taurus earns Top Safety Pick from IIHS
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    2010 Ford Taurus SHO - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Color us unsurprised that the new 2010 Ford Taurus earned a coveted Top Safety Pick rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. After all, the previous-generation Taurus took home the award in 2008 and 2009 and the pre- ...

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    Lambdas get IIHS Top Pick rating
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    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety took some GMC Acadias and smashed them up to see how the big crossovers hold up against immovable objects, and unlike recent tests conducted for the Chevy Equinox and Pontiac Torrent, the news is positive. An AWD Acadia SLE acted as a stand-in for all of ...

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    IIHS crashes eight SUVs, four earn Top Safety Picks
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    Click above for high-res gallery of each crash testThe Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released complete crash test scores today for eight SUVs including the 2009 Ford Escape, 2008 Mitsubishi Outlander, 2008 Nissan Rogue, 2009 VW Tiguan, 2008 Chevy Equinox/Pontiac Torrent, 2008 Jeep ...

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    Flipside: Is crash safety endangering accident victims?
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    Crash safety ratings are a big selling point – who's going to buy a car with just two stars? In pursuit of salable collision performance, automakers have turned to stronger metals and better construction, and consumers can reap the benefit by choosing from a panoply of highly rated vehicles. ...

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    Cadillac CTS earns IIHS' Top Safety Pick
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    The new Cadillac CTS has been snatching up awards and garnering praise since its launch last year, and now its got another trophy to place on its shelf. After the IIHS wrapped up its battery of batterings, the CTS joined the Institute's list of Top Safety Picks for 2008. Cadillac's entry-level ...

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