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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

April 12, 2016

Higher speed limits lead to more deaths

Two decades of speed limit increases have nearly canceled out the safety gains from frontal airbags.

April 12, 2016

Pickups struggle with small overlap test

Some 2016 model large pickups aren't as tough as they look when it comes to performance in a small overlap front crash.  

April 7, 2016

Kia Sportage earns top award

The small SUV's small overlap front rating has improved from poor to good, and its new optional front crash prevention system rates superior.

April 5, 2016

Nissan Sentra, Infiniti QX60 earn top award

The two vehicles from Nissan Motor Co. earn superior ratings for front crash prevention, as well as good ratings in the five IIHS crashworthiness tests.

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