2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek Named IIHS Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has recognized the all-new 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek as a 2012 Top Safety Pick, after this crossover aced all the test categories they could throw at it.
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“The XV Crosstrek brings Subaru all-wheel drive and crossover technology into the small CUV segment” said Thomas J. Doll, executive vice president and COO, Subaru of America, Inc. “Our buyers know that Subaru means safety and adding XV Crosstrek to our 100% list of IIHS Top Safety Picks is proof of that.”

The award means the XV does a good job at protecting people in front, side, rear, and now rollover crashes. Subaru’s entire range of vehicles has won thins award, so even though the are more about symmetrical all-wheel drive, their safety systems are top-notch.

“For three years running, Subaru is the only automotive manufacturer with the distinction of earning IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK awards for every model it builds,” said Institute president Adrian Lund. “It’s tough to win, and we commend Subaru for making safety a top priority.”


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