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Minivans with subpar protection

Recent tests of minivans reveal three models with poor small overlap front protection.

A boost for child safety

A record 27 new booster seat models are BEST BETs in our annual ratings.

Rear cameras show benefits

New research shows the technology can help drivers avoid backover crashes.

Latest news from the Institutes

March 24, 2015

Audi A6 earns Top Safety Pick+

The large luxury car was modified to improve small overlap protection and now earns the Institute's top honor.

March 10, 2015

IIHS backs call for safer vehicles everywhere

A new report released today by Global NCAP calls for minimum vehicle safety standards to be applied universally in all world markets. IIHS supports this effort.

February 26, 2015

Nissan Sentra earns Top Safety Pick

The 2015 Nissan Sentra has improved from a poor to good rating in the small overlap front crash test, qualifying for the Top Safety Pick award.

February 19, 2015

2016 Kia Sorento is Top Safety Pick winner

The redesigned Kia Sorento earns a good rating in the small overlap front crash test and qualifies for the 2015 Top Safety Pick award. The previous generation of the midsize SUV rated poor for small overlap protection.

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