Every year, car companies constantly work to innovate and make their cars better and safer for the driver. And again for 2011 a new series of innovations went out.
According to Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, for 2011 the safest car is the Buick LaCrosse for Large cars, Audi A3 ( MidSize cars ), Chevrolet Cruze (Small Cars).
A total of 25 SUVs and 40 cars earned the 2011 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Pick award for being the safest cars on the road today.
The 66 winners, by category, are:
BMW 5 series (except 4-wheel drive and V8)
Cadillac CTS sedan
Infinite M37/M56 (except M56x 4-wheel drive)
Mercedes E class coupe
Mercedes E class sedan
Volvo S80 Midsize cars
Audi A4 sedan
Chrysler 200 4-door
Mercedes C class
Volkswagen Jetta sedan
Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
Honda Civic 4-door models (except Si) with optional electronic stability control
Kia Forte sedan Kia Soul
Mitsubishi Lancer sedan (except 4-wheel drive)
Subaru Impreza sedan and hatchback (except WRX)
Volkswagen Golf 4-door
Volkswagen GTI 4-door Minicar
Ford Fiesta sedan and hatchback built after July 2010 Minivan
While a few years ago analysts predicted big, chunky full size pick-ups would die even in the US, now they are setting again record sales, so might they have been wrong also about the mid-size US pickup segment?
While many automakers offer around the globe pickups only in this segment, the US is a ...