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Safety Over Power: Here Are the 3 Safest Ford Models
Looking for a safe, new car from Ford for you and your family? Check out the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport, Ford Escape, and Ford Explorer.
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Jerry
Dec 08, 2021
Consumer Reports Rates the Safest Electric Vehicles
Consumer Reports gave us a run-down of the safest EVs on the market. This includes the Tesla Model 3, Nissan Leaf, and Audi e-tron.
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Jerry
Nov 30, 2021
The Mazda CX-5 Is a Very Safe Choice Among Small SUVs, Based on New Side-Impact Crash Test
The Mazda CX-5 was the only one of 20 vehicles tested to earn a top-tier safety rating from the IIHS. The car is safe and reliable.
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Jerry
Nov 18, 2021
How to Find Vehicle Safety Ratings
Vehicle safety ratings can be found on the NHTSA or IIHS, as well as on the car manufacturer site. Read here to learn where to look for vehicle safety ratings.
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Jerry
Nov 18, 2021
How to Buy a Safe Car
Key safety features to look for when buying a safe car include enhanced visibility options, collision prevention devices and adaptive headlights.
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Jerry
Oct 15, 2021
What is an NHTSA Safety Rating?
A NHTSA safety rating is the overall safety rating a vehicle receives after undergoing a series of tests. Read this guide on NHTSA safety ratings to learn more.
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Jerry
Dec 23, 2021
How Car Insurance Companies Determine Insurance Rates
Insurance rates are affected by more than your car's price tag. Potential repair costs, risk of theft, and safety features, and more affect your rates.
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Jerry
Oct 14, 2021
4 Crossovers With Top Safety Ratings
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety ranks safe cars. Ford, Hyundai, Mazda, and Nissan all feature at the top.
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Jerry
Oct 14, 2021
4 Small Cars With Top Safety Ratings
The Honda Civic, Nissan Sentra, Hyundai Elantra, and Mazda 3 all have great safety ratings and are reliable choices to keep you and your family safe.
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Jerry
Oct 14, 2021
Minivans Are Attracting New Customers
After years of decline, the minivan is rising in popularity as sales skyrocket. With better safety and driver experience features, minivans are appealing to families all over.
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Jerry
Oct 14, 2021

All Questions on Vehicle Safety Ratings

How can I prevent rollovers when driving an SUV?
I own an SUV and while I feel they are safer than other cars like sedans and vans, they do have a tendency to rollover. What’s a good way to prevent rollovers when driving an SUV?
Rob Shapiro
Jan 24, 2022
How do I find out if my car has a recall?
I heard from my dad that my car might have a recall. He didn’t know a lot of details about it, though. Where do you look up car recalls?
Matthew Macgugan
Oct 11, 2021
What's the most dangerous color of car to drive?
I'm buying a new car, and I know that some colors of car have a higher frequency of accidents than others. I want to reduce my risk of accidents as much as I can, so which colors should I avoid?
Emily Maracle
Sep 20, 2021
Which car make and model is safest to drive?
I'm a new driver and I'm just starting to look at buying my first car. Because I don't have a driving record yet and my rates are high enough—and, of course, for safety reasons—I want to do everything I can to avoid getting in an accident. What is the safest possible car or car model that I could get?
Emily Maracle
Sep 20, 2021
What is the safest color of car to get?
Is there a color experts recommend for vehicles? My husband and I have a new baby and I want to make sure we're getting the safest car possible. I've heard that red cars tend to get into more accidents and I want to avoid the possibility of anything like that happening. Is there a color that correlates to a lower number of accidents?
Emily Maracle
Sep 20, 2021
Are vehicle safety ratings important?
I want to get a new car and have been looking at safety ratings. How much should this factor into my final decision on which car to buy?
Emily Maracle
Sep 10, 2021
What type of car is safest to buy?
I am planning on purchasing a car for my daughter. I want something that is going to be safe as she's a new driver. What type of car is the safest?
Emily Maracle
Aug 20, 2021
What safety components should I check when I buy a used car?
I want to buy a used car for my son, but I'm concerned about safety. I know how to look up reports and reviews online, but what do I actually do when I get to see the car in person?
Eric Schad
Aug 02, 2021
What are the top five safest new cars?
I want to get the safest car possible for my teenage daughter. Price is less of a concern than her safety. What are the top five safest new cars on the market?
Eric Schad
Nov 23, 2021
What are the five most important safety features on a car?
I want to purchase a new car and safety is one of my main priorities. However, I don't want to dig through hundreds of safety features to compare each one, as I know many come standard on all cars or are required by law. What are the five most important safety features on a car that I should look for?
Eric Schad
Aug 02, 2021
What are some of the top safety features to look for in a car?
I want to get a safe car for my family, but I'm not sure where to start looking. What are some of the best safety features in a new car?
Eric Schad
Aug 02, 2021

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