2013 Ford Escape Chosen As Top Safety Pick

September 13, 2012 by  
Filed under Car Safety

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, also known as IIHS, has announced its Top Safety Picks for 2013, we have recently reported the new picks in a previous post.

The following four vehicles have received this award: 2013 Ford Escape, the Acura ILX, the Subaru BRZ and the Scion FR-S. According to the federal agency, a vehicle must score “good” ratings in all of the IIHS’ crash tests as well as a rollover test and roof strength test.

IIHS has also introduced the small front overlap frontal crash test, which evaluates how well a vehicle protects passengers when hit on the front corners, however, the scores all cars got from being tested in the overlap frontal crash test did not make the cut when it came to picking the safer cars.

Read the full article here:
IIHS Announces Four New Top Safety Picks


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