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New Subaru SUV gets top honors

The 2019 Ascent is the seventh Subaru vehicle to qualify for the Top Safety Pick+ award.

September 18, 2018

Parents use tech to control teens' driving

A new IIHS survey shows Ford’s MyKey system, which allows parents to control things like top vehicle speed when their teenagers are driving, is catching on. However, more than a third of respondents said they didn't know their vehicle was equipped with the system.

September 13, 2018

Better head restraints help BMW X2 earn award

BMW has improved the head restraints on the 2018 X2, a small SUV. X2s built after July and equipped with optional front crash prevention earn Top Safety Pick.

September 11, 2018

Nissan picks up 2 more awards

The all-new Nissan Kicks and the Nissan Sentra qualify for the IIHS Top Safety Pick accolade when equipped with particular features, bringing the number of 2018 award winners from the automaker to five.

September 10, 2018

Drivers brake for lower speed limit

A 5 mph drop in the speed limit makes city streets safer for motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists alike. A look at Boston's experience.

August 28, 2018

Improved headlights help Hyundai Kona earn top award

The 2018 Hyundai Kona, a small SUV, earns a good rating for occupant protection in a passenger-side small overlap front crash, and when equipped with newly available good-rated headlights, qualifies for the top award from IIHS.

August 24, 2018

Two 2019 Honda models earn top award

The 2019 Honda Insight, a small car, and the 2019 Honda Pilot, a midsize SUV, earn the 2018 Top Safety Pick+ award.

August 21, 2018

Mixed results for minivans in new test

The Chrysler Pacifica and the Honda Odyssey outperform the Toyota Sienna in the passenger-side small overlap front test. LATCH ratings for these family haulers are mixed too.

August 16, 2018

2019 Acura RDX earns Top Safety Pick+

The redesigned midsize luxury SUV qualifies for the highest award from IIHS, thanks to good crashworthiness ratings, standard front crash prevention that earns a superior rating, and available good-rated headlights.

August 9, 2018

Tests uncover issues for advanced features

On-road and track tests of adaptive cruise control and active lane-keeping show performance can be inconsistent in typical driving situations.

August 7, 2018
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