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    Official: IIHS tests brace of new small cars, many earn Top Safety Pick status [w/video]

    Thirteen enter, six leave ... with Top Safety Pick awards. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety spent some time driving (and smashing) a big group of small cars. Six of those cars received top honors from the IIHS by scoring a rating of "Good" across the board. The 2012 Ford Focus, 2012 ...

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    SX4, Matrix score Good on IIHS tests, PT Cruiser... not so much

    Click above for a gallery of high-res IIHS crash carnage
    Recent testing indicates that new cars are safe, regardless of their relative size. No surprise, then, that most of the latest 2009 model-year small cars tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety performed fairly well. Included in ...

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    IIHS praises Ford Focus for cheap crash repairs

    click above image to view high-res gallery of the 2008 Ford Focus SES Coupe
    Reminding us once again that there's more than meets the eye when shopping for a vehicle are recent impact tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety that measure how much it costs to fix a vehicle after ...


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