The Top 5 Safest Vehicles to Drive in 2013

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Car SafetyWhen it comes to buying a vehicle, you must always consider safety first over any other feature. The best way to choose a car that is safe for driving is to check if it is declared safe by IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety).

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a non-profit organization that is committed to reducing the losses including injuries and car accidents on roads. Each year IIHS rates cars on the basis of its high speed front performance, rollover test, side crash tests and protection against injuries. The IIHS in 2013 has released its list of safest vehicles. These cars are not only safe for drivers but also for passengers.

If you are thinking of getting a safe car for you and your family, here are the top 5 safest cars you can choose from:



Honda Accord Coupe

This is not a surprise! Honda Accord has always won top honors for safety. The Honda Accord Coupe is a sleek and sporty2 seater luxurious drive with impressive safety features including anti-lock braking system, the highest grade3 steel body structure and multiple threshold front airbags. Other highly functional features include forward collision warning system and lane departure warning system, vehicle stability assist with traction control and more.

It has received a 5 star overall vehicle score from a variety of safety bodies including IIHS and NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration).

Dodger Avenger

Dodger Avenger is a premium quality, luxurious and safe ride with plenty of high-end safety features. From its powerful exterior, exquisite body design, 283 horse power engine 29 highway mpg and unbeatable safety features, Dodger Avenger has it all. Talking about safety, it has six airbags, active front head restraints, electronic stability control system and advance antilock brakes. As a 2013 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Dodger Avenger has earned the Top Safety Pick + accolade.

2013 Ford Fusion

If you are looking for quality, control stability and safety, then this car is perfect for you.  The 2013 Ford Fusion has received a Top Safety Pick + award by IIHS. As compared to 2012 model, the 2013 Ford Fusion model has improved structural changes that offer enhanced safety like never before.

Kia Optima 2013 Model

The 2013 model of Kia Optima has stylish looks and offers high speed performance and safety. The impressive safety features incorporated by Kia in this model has earned it the Top Safety Pick award. It includes safety features like front seat mounted side airbags, side curtain airbags, advanced sensor system, seat belts with pre-tensioners force limiters.

Chrysler 200 4-Door

Chrysler 200 4-door is also safe for driving.  It looks classy and chic and has great safety features; all that you need to be safe on the road.  It has one unique safety feature that sets it apart from many of the rest is the ability to have passengers be in an optimal position during a crash.  This feature is called a pretensioner.