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2011 Safest Cars [Video]

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Every year, car companies constantly work to innovate and make their cars better and safer for the driver. According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, for 2011 the safest car is the BMW 5-series and the Hyundai Sonata.

A total of 33 cars earned the 2011 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Top Safeiihs-2011-safest-carsty Pick award for being the safest cars on the road today. However, for 2011 a new test will be made at the end of this year according to the IIHS.

According to the NHTSA, vehicle safety ratings range from 1 to 5 stars, with 1 star being the lowest and 5 stars the highest. Because so many vehicles had reached the highest rating under the old rating criteria, and because the new standards are much more rigorous, not all previously rated 5-star vehicles will remain at 5 stars.

The winners, by category, are:

2011 5 Stars safety vehicles:

BMW 5 Series 4 DR RWD – 5 stars
Hyundai Sonata (later release) – 5 stars

2011 4 Starts safety vehicles:
Audi A4 Avant Wagon
Audi A4 FWD
Audi S4 FWD
Cadillac Escalade 4WD
Cadillac Escalade Hybrid 4WD
Cadillac Escalade RWD
Cadillac Escalde Hybrid RWD
Chevrolet Malibu FWD
Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD
Chevrolet Tahoe RWD
Ford Fiesta
Ford Taurus AWD
Ford Taurus FWD
GMC Yukon RWD
GMC Yukon 4WD
Honda Pilot 4WD
Honda Pilot FWD
Hyundai Sonata (early release)
Infiniti M37
Infiniti M56
Jeep Grand Cherokee 4WD
Jeep Grand Cherokee RWD
Kia Sorento AWD
Kia Sorento FWD
Subaru Legacy
Subaru Outback
Toyota Sienna AWD
Toyota Sienna FWD
2011 3 Starts safety vehicles:
Toyota Camry
Toyota Camry HV

2011 2 Starts safety vehicles:
Nissan Versa

Safest Cars 2011 Report – coming soon.

Top Safety Pick for 2011 from Institute for Highway Safety is coming

by Mircea Serafim (my Google+) - Monday, November 8th, 2010 - filed under News, Sticky news, Technology. Image credit: .
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