Which vehicle models have the best reputation for safety?

"I’ve got a young son and I want to be sure he’s safe while he’s being driven around. Which models should I look at when I’m buying my next vehicle?


Answer provided by
Johnny Puckett
Answered on Apr 14, 2021
Johnny Puckett is a freelance writer and automotive expert. He has contributed content to a number of some of the largest online publications, aftermarket automotive manufacturers’ sites, and automotive informational sites. His experience in the automotive and information fields informs his writing at Jerry. His automotive interests bleed into his free time, where he enjoys modifying his favorite cars and woodworking.
“The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded its “Top Safety Pick+” designation to the following models:
  • Honda Insight
  • Toyota Camry
  • Volvo S60
  • Audi A6
  • Subaru Forester
  • Ford Explorer
Before buying any car, you should always look up its safety ratings on the IIHS and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) websites. “

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