IIHS: The safest cars of 2021 are Korean and Japanese

The US IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) of the USA (the corresponding Euro NCAP) gave the results of the annual list of collision tests in the crash tests of small overlap, including the last vehicles it tested, and compares it with last year. Judging by the evaluations of the organization, the numbers seem quite encouraging for the safety of passengers.

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According to the institute, 49 vehicles tested in 2020 won the highest Top Safety Pick+ grading and 41 in the second grade Top Safety Pick. A total of 90 cars are found in the two top rankings, when last year the corresponding number was 64.

Observing the following lists, the Japanese and Korean brands dominated in the Top Safety Pick + and Top Safety Pick category. Subaru saw 8 of its models stand out, as did Kia. Toyota had 7, Audi 6, Hyundai 6, Mazda 6, Volvo 5, Lexus 5, Honda 4, Nissan 4, Ford 3, Mercedes 3, Acura 2, Genesis 2, Lincoln 2, Acura 2, BMW 1, Cadillac 1, Chevrolet 1, Ram 1 and Volkswagen 1.

Detailed results:

3Small cars

  • Honda Insight
  • Mazda 3 sedan
  • Mazda 3 hatchback
  • Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid

4Small SUVs

  • Mazda CX-3
  • Mazda CX-5
  • Mazda CX-30 (built in September 2020 onwards)
  • Nissan Rogue
  • Subaru Forester
  • Volvo XC40

5Midsize cars

  • Honda accord
  • Kia K5 (built in November 2020 onwards)
  • Mazda 6
  • Nissan altima
  • Nissan Maxima (built in November 2020 onwards)
  • Subaru Legacy
  • Subaru Outback
  • Toyota Camry

6Midsize Luxury cars

  • Acura TLX
  • Lexus ES 350
  • Lexus IS
  • Tesla Model 3
  • Volvo S60
  • Volvo S60 Recharge
  • Volvo V60
  • Volvo V60 Recharge

7Midsize SUVs

  • Ford Explorer
  • Hyundai Palisade
  • Mazda CX-9
  • Subaru Ascent
  • Toyota Highlander

8Midsize Luxury SUVs

  • Acura RDX
  • Cadillac XT6
  • Hyundai nexo
  • Lexus NX
  • Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class (with additional front collision avoidance package)
  • Volvo XC60
  • Volvo XC60 Recharge
  • Volvo XC90
  • Volvo XC90 Recharge

9Large Luxury cars

  • Audi A6
  • Audi A6 allroad
  • Audi A7
  • Genesis G70
  • Genesis G90

10Large SUVs

  • Audi e-tron
  • Audi e-tron Sportback

11Minivans

  • Honda Odyssey
  • Toyota Sienna

13Small cars

  • Honda Civic sedan
  • Honda Civic hatchback (excluding Type R version)
  • Hyundai Veloster (with additional front collision avoidance package)
  • Kia Forte (with additional front collision avoidance package)
  • Kia Soul (with additional front collision avoidance package)
  • Nissan Sentra
  • Subaru Crosstrek (with additional front collision avoidance package)
  • Subaru Impreza sedan (with additional frontal collision avoidance package)
  • Subaru Impreza wagon (with additional front collision avoidance package)
  • Subaru WRX (with additional frontal collision avoidance package)
  • Toyota Corolla hatchback
  • Toyota Corolla sedan

15Midsize luxury cars

  • Audi A4
  • Audi A5 Sportback
  • BMW 3 series
  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class (with additional front collision avoidance package)

16Large Car

  • Kia Stinger (with additional front collision avoidance package)

17Small SUVs

  • Chevrolet Equinox
  • Ford Escape
  • Honda CR-V
  • Hyundai Kona (with additional front collision avoidance package)
  • Hyundai Tucson (with additional front collision avoidance package)
  • Hyundai Venue
  • Kia Seltos (manufactured in August 2020 onwards, with the additional front collision avoidance package)
  • Kia Sportage (with additional front collision avoidance package)
  • Lexus UX
  • Lincoln Corsair
  • Toyota C-HR
  • Toyota RAV4
  • Toyota RAV4 Prime
  • Toyota Venza

18Midsize SUVs

  • Ford Edge
  • Kia Sorento
  • Kia Telluride
  • Volkswagen Tiguan

19Midsize Luxury SUVs

  • Lexus RX
  • Lincoln Aviator
  • Mercedes-Benz GLC (with additional front collision avoidance package)

21Large Pickup

  • Ram 1500 crew cab (with additional front collision avoidance package)

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