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They barely miss the 'Plus' because of average headlights

They barely miss the 'Plus' because of average headlights.

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The Ascent also boasts excellent child seat LATCH anchor access

The Ascent also boasts excellent child seat LATCH anchor access

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It joins the Kia Niro Hybrid in earning this ultimate rating

It joins the Kia Niro Hybrid in earning this top rating

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The Sienna doesn't do too well

The Sienna doesn't do too well.

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More accolades for the redesigned luxury compact SUV

More accolades for the redesigned luxury compact SUV.

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Only when optional adaptive headlights are added

Only when optional adaptive headlights are added

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It actually has good headlights available

It actually has good headlights available.

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Headlights trip up yet another new car

Headlights trip up yet another new car.

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Tests show high risk of injury; here's how other midsize SUVs fared

Tests show high risk of injury; here's how other midsize SUVs fared.

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We show you how to use safety ratings and features to choose a car

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IIHS says one vehicle type has an 81 percent spike in fatalities

Pedestrian deaths in the U.S. are climbing at an alarming rate, jumping 46 percent since reaching a low point in 2009, according to federal data. Now, a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety identifies some trends behind the numbers and offers some recommendations.

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Ford's volume SUV gets 'poor' rating for protecting front passengers

Ford's second-most popular vehicle by sales has failed a critical crash safety test, earning the worst safety rating of seven small SUVs tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for front passenger-side crash protection.

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IIHS beefs up criteria for headlights and passenger-side small overlap front crash protection.

IIHS beefs up criteria for headlights and passenger-side small overlap front crash protection.

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It's the only full-size pickup with the Top Safety Pick rating

The only pickup to score higher is the Honda Ridgeline.

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Some cars that rated good on the driver side were less than good for a front passenger.

Some cars that rated good on the driver side were less than good for a front passenger.

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But only with optional headlights

It received a "Good" rating in every crash test.

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