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    2011 Kia Sportage bags IIHS 'Top Safety Pick'

    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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    2011 BMW 5-Series nabs IIHS Top Safety Pick laurels

    2011 BMW 535i – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The 2011 BMW 5 series can stick another feather in its jaunty Alpine cap. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has awarded the German automaker's middle child the coveted Top Safety Pick accolade. The newest generation of the 5er ...

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    IIHS tests Lexus HS250h for rollover, Suzuki Kizashi for side-impact

    2010 Lexus HS 250h and 2010 Suzuki Kizashi – Click above for high-res image galleries
    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has just wrapped up a couple more crash tests of both the Lexus HS 250h and the Suzuki Kizashi. The little luxury hybrid recently underwent both side impact and ...

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    IIHS awards Top Safety Picks to Audi, Ford, Hyundai and VW on strength of roofs

    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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    Kia Forte awarded IIHS 'Top Safety Pick'

    2010 Kia Forte sedan – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Much like parent company Hyundai, Kia has been working hard to revive its brand image. New products like the Soul and Forte have been relatively well received so far, and with new stunners like the 2011 Sportage and Optima on the ...

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    2010 Top Safety Picks announced by IIHS, new roof strength rule shakes things up

    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has once again announced the winners of its Top Safety Pick award – all 27 of them. This time out, 19 cars and eight SUVs made the all-important grade. To break it down a bit for you, Subaru is the only make to earn top marks in each of the ...

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    Mazda3, Dodge Journey net IIHS Top Safety Pick ratings

    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has named its latest three Top Safety Pick award winners. The models include the 2010 Dodge Journey, 2010 Lincoln MKT, and Mazda's 2010 Mazda3. All three are equipped with standard side airbags. Stability control is standard on the Dodge and ...

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    Mercedes-Benz R-Class, Lincoln MKZ earn IIHS Top Safety Pick

    2010 Lincoln MKZ - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently tested the Mercedes-Benz R-Class and Lincoln MKZ, and both have earned the agency's Top Safety Pick rating for 2009. The 2009 Mercedes-Benz R-Class did very well in the frontal ...

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    IIHS crashes eight SUVs, four earn Top Safety Picks

    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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    Acura TSX named Top Safety Pick by IIHS

    Click on the image above for pics of our uncrashed 2009 Acura TSX The all-new 2009 Acura TSX was recently crashed into a barrier at 40 mph, and smacked with a side sled at 31 mph, by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS). While the last model (2005-2008 with side airbags) scored "good" ...

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    Cadillac CTS earns IIHS' Top Safety Pick

    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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    IIHS hearts Ford Taurus X, Top Safety Pick awarded

    Click image for photo galleryWith Ford's new safety-centric campaign for the Taurus underway, it's looking like we should probably get ready for the Oval to stay on-message regarding erstwhile Freestyle as well. After all, the Ford Taurus X wagon crossover equaled its sedan brother's five-star ...

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    Ford earns two IIHS Top Safety Picks for Edge and MKX

    The Ford Edge is off to a strong start in sales, at least stronger than the Fusion's first full month of sales, and word has come from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety that the CUV and its platform mate, the Lincoln MKX, has earned a Top Safety Pick, which should help move a few more ...

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    IIHS releases 2007 Top Safety Pick Awards; not a domestic to be found

    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has announced the recipients of its Top Safety Pick awards for 2007, a prize that's highly revered by those brands whose vehicles earn the honor. 13 vehicles made the cut this year, including four cars, seven SUVs and two minivans (see full list below). ...


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