Which Vehicles Earn Top Safety Pick+ Ratings?

hand showing design sketch car as conceptProtect Your Family With One Of These Tried-And-True Safety Picks

Whether you are generally committed to safety or about to put a teen driver on the road, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)’s Top Safety Picks are important. These picks allow you to know which car will be best for safeguarding yourself and your family, and you can rest easy knowing cars that make the list have held up under rigorous testing.

To earn the ranking of Top Safety Pick Winner, the vehicle has to earn a rating of “good” on roof strength, side, overlap front, and head restraint tests. To be deemed a Top Safety Pick+, the automobile needs to earn all of the aforementioned “good” ratings, plus a superior, advanced, or basic rating in front crash prevention.

Of the small cars, the 2015 Lexus CT 200h, 2015 Mazda 3, 2015 Subaru Impreza, 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek and 2015 Toyota Prius all earned Pick+ marks. Of the midsize moderately priced cars, Pick+ earners were the 2015 Chrysler 200, 2015 Mazda 6, 2015 Subaru Legacy, 2015 Subaru Outback, 2015 Toyota Camry, and the 2015 Toyota Prius v.

The 2015 Honda CR-V, 2015 Mazda CX-5, 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander and 2015 Subaru Forester merited Pick+ marks in the small SUV category. The 2015 Toyota Highlander was the only midsize SUV to earn Top Safety Pick+ ranking, and 2015 Toyota Sienna was the only minivan to achieve the accolade. When you shop for your next family car, consider one of these options.

Along with your commitment to a safe vehicle should come a commitment to safeguarding yourself and your kids with great insurance coverage. Contact the insurance professionals at Mayer Insurance in Apple Valley, Minnesota for all of your auto insurance needs. Our team of expert agents understands how important it is to be safe on the road, and is here to serve you.