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Crashes avoided

Vehicles with front crash prevention are less likely to to rear-end other vehicles.

A new chapter in vehicle research

A major expansion of the IIHS testing facility will allow for year-round crash avoidance evaluations.

First LATCH ease-of-use ratings

Only three vehicles earn good ratings for their child seat attachment hardware.

Latest news from the Institutes

June 23, 2016

Passengers at risk in small overlap crashes

Vehicles that provide good protection for drivers in small overlap crashes don’t always offer the same protection to front-seat passengers, a new IIHS study shows.

June 21, 2016

Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class is a Top Safety Pick+

The midsize luxury SUV has a superior-rated front crash prevention system and qualifies for the Institute's highest award.

June 16, 2016

Mazda CX-3 earns Top Safety Pick+

The Mazda CX-3, a new small SUV, earns the highest award from IIHS, thanks to good crashworthiness across the board and an optional front crash prevention system with a superior rating.

June 14, 2016

Ford Fusion earns top award

A modified front-end structure and a new optional automatic braking system help the 2017 Ford Fusion qualify for a Top Safety Pick+ award.

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