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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.

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July 30, 2015

Ford F-150 crew cab earns IIHS Top Safety Pick

The aluminum-body 2015 Ford F-150 crew cab earns good ratings in all the IIHS crashworthiness tests. However, the extended cab version of the pickup falls short on small overlap front performance.

June 18, 2015

IIHS launches ratings of vehicle LATCH hardware

Only 3 vehicles of more than 100 evaluated have child restraint installation hardware that earns a good rating for ease of use.

May 14, 2015

Audi Q5 earns Top Safety Pick+

The 2015 Audi Q5, a midsize luxury SUV, earns the Institute's highest award after its structure was improved for protection in small overlap front crashes.

May 12, 2015

Midsize SUVs have mixed small overlap results

The latest round of small overlap front crash testing brings the total number of midsize SUVs earning Top Safety Pick or Top Safety Pick+ to seven. However, many models still struggle with the test.

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