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2023 Kia Sportage Falls Short of Top Safety Pick+ Status, Blame the Headlights
2023 Kia Sportage Falls Short of Top Safety Pick+ Status, Blame the Headlights

26 Sep 2022, 23:26 UTC / Unfortunately for Kia, the South Korean automaker cheaped out on the headlight technology of most 2023 Sportage trim levels

 
2022 Toyota Tundra Crash Tests Reveal Class-Leading Safety
2022 Toyota Tundra Crash Tests Reveal Class-Leading Safety

7 Sep 2022, 15:12 UTC / As expected of Toyota, the V6-only Tundra that rolled out for the 2022 model year is much safer than the previous-generation truck

 
Only Some Pedestrian Autobrake Systems Work Very Well at Night, the IIHS Finds
Only Some Pedestrian Autobrake Systems Work Very Well at Night, the IIHS Finds

30 Aug 2022, 17:58 UTC / A brand-new IIHS nighttime pedestrian auto brake system test reveals carmakers still have a lot of work to do. Drivers mustn’t always count on technology

 
2022 Volkswagen Tiguan Finally Joins the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Club
2022 Volkswagen Tiguan Finally Joins the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Club

11 Aug 2022, 15:52 UTC / The Tiguan achieved Top Safety Pick for a handful of years now, but 2022 is the year the compact crossover elevates to the coveted Top Safety Pick+ award

 
Soon Having a Phone With You in the Car Will Be the Same As Having an Open Alcohol Bottle
Soon Having a Phone With You in the Car Will Be the Same As Having an Open Alcohol Bottle

11 Aug 2022, 08:57 UTC / IIHS wants more states to ban touching the phone while driving, following a study that shows a decrease in rear-end crashes in states with stricter rules

 
Subaru Outback Gets Highest Possible Score in Updated IIHS Crash Test
Subaru Outback Gets Highest Possible Score in Updated IIHS Crash Test

4 Aug 2022, 21:37 UTC / The 2022 Subaru Outback was the only midsize car to receive a "Good" score in the IIHS test, which is the highest possible rating

 
Many Popular Trucks Have Flunked the IIHS Seat Belt Reminder Test
Many Popular Trucks Have Flunked the IIHS Seat Belt Reminder Test

21 Jul 2022, 20:41 UTC / Half of the 10 crew-cab pickups tested by the IIHS received poor ratings for the effectiveness of their seat belt reminder systems

 
Is the Hyundai Ioniq 5 a Safe Vehicle? Here's What the IIHS Has to Say About It
Is the Hyundai Ioniq 5 a Safe Vehicle? Here's What the IIHS Has to Say About It

1 Jul 2022, 08:58 UTC / The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety just crash-tested the Hyundai Ioniq 5, and this is how the electric crossover did

 
2022 Jeep Wrangler Rolls Over During 40-MPH Crash Test
2022 Jeep Wrangler Rolls Over During 40-MPH Crash Test

2 Jun 2022, 19:10 UTC / If you're planning to get a Wrangler as a daily driver, this crash-test video from the IIHS may lead you to reconsider your pick

 
The Reason Why IIHS Degraded the Jeep Wrangler in the Latest Side Impact Test Round
The Reason Why IIHS Degraded the Jeep Wrangler in the Latest Side Impact Test Round

20 May 2022, 13:59 UTC / The latest IIHS round of side impact tests showed marked improvement in passenger protection, but the Jeep Wrangler falls behind because of a design flaw

 
The Subaru Forester Gets Top Safety Pick+ Accolade for MY 2022
The Subaru Forester Gets Top Safety Pick+ Accolade for MY 2022

13 May 2022, 16:38 UTC / Since 2013, the Japanese automaker has received a cumulative total of 63 Top Safety Pick+ awards from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

 
IIHS Raises the Safety Bar With a Higher-Speed Test for Automatic Emergency Braking
IIHS Raises the Safety Bar With a Higher-Speed Test for Automatic Emergency Braking

9 May 2022, 10:55 UTC / As most new vehicles feature an Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) system nowadays, the IIHS thinks it's the time to raise the bar with higher-speed tests

 
The 2022 Volkswagen Taos Doesn’t Excel in Two IIHS Crashworthiness Tests
The 2022 Volkswagen Taos Doesn’t Excel in Two IIHS Crashworthiness Tests

3 May 2022, 17:43 UTC / Acceptable ratings were awarded by the nonprofit organization in the passenger-side small overlap crash test and head restraints & seats evaluation

 
2022 Subaru BRZ, Toyota GR86 Receive IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Awards
2022 Subaru BRZ, Toyota GR86 Receive IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Awards

3 May 2022, 15:10 UTC / Save for lower anchors that are located too deep in the rear seats, the 2022 Subaru BRZ and 2022 Toyota GR86 are both IIHS Top Safety Pick+ material

 
Former IIHS Boss Crashed at Over 60 Mph on I-95, Says His BMW Saved His Life
Former IIHS Boss Crashed at Over 60 Mph on I-95, Says His BMW Saved His Life

14 Apr 2022, 22:35 UTC / Adrian Lund got into an unexpected crash on the I-95 last year. Now he’s talking openly about it and explains why the BMW he drove saved his life

 
2022 Toyota Corolla Sedan Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Accolade
2022 Toyota Corolla Sedan Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Accolade

30 Mar 2022, 20:04 UTC / If you're in the market for a brand-new Corolla Sedan, that's money well spent given Toyota's reliability record and the Top Safety Pick+ award

 
2022 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Awarded With IIHS Top Safety Pick+
2022 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Awarded With IIHS Top Safety Pick+

30 Mar 2022, 15:23 UTC / If you want a relatively affordable yet safe runabout, you can't go wrong with the Corolla Hatchback for the 2022 model year

 
These Are the Safest Electric Vehicles That You Can Buy Now in the U.S.
These Are the Safest Electric Vehicles That You Can Buy Now in the U.S.

4 Mar 2022, 22:06 UTC / IIHS released the 2022 list of the safest vehicles that were awarded the Top Safety Pick+ accolade and eight EVs were among them

 
Here Are the Safest Car Brands in the U.S. in 2022, According to the IIHS
Here Are the Safest Car Brands in the U.S. in 2022, According to the IIHS

28 Feb 2022, 13:24 UTC / The IIHS released the ranks of the safest carmakers in 2022, with more brands joining this year compared to 2021. Korean and Japanese brands are dominant

 
Tests Show That AEB Systems Work, but Do Not Bet on Them After Dusk
Tests Show That AEB Systems Work, but Do Not Bet on Them After Dusk

4 Feb 2022, 11:14 UTC / Crossing the street is the most dangerous thing a pedestrian can do, and there is data to back that up. As it appears, AEB systems help, but not after dark