The new Ford Edge repeated it's Good performance in the Moderate Overlap test and scored an Acceptable rating in the Small Overlap test which is the first time the Edge is being tested in this category. Overall the Edge once again earned "Top Safety Pick" but failed to earn "Top Safety Pick +"...
Hot-Selling 2011 Ford Edge Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick, Offers Standard Safety Features, Leading Fuel Economy
The popular new 2011 Edge earned an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Pick (for models built after February 2011), adding to Ford’s leading number of top safety...
REINVENTED 2011 FORD EXPLORER EARNS IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK; DELIVERS SUITE OF STANDARD SAFETY FEATURES
Ford Press Release
DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 22, 2010 – The reinvented 2011 Ford Explorer, which offers a suite of innovative safety technologies, is the latest Ford vehicle to earn a Top Safety...
66 winners of 2011 TOP SAFETY PICK award;
automakers quickly improve roofs to boost rollover protection
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
News Release | December 22, 2010
ARLINGTON, VA — Sixty-six vehicles earn the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's TOP SAFETY PICK award for 2011...
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2011 Ford Fiesta gets IIHS Top Safety Pick - Click above to watch video after the jump
We have mountains of respect for the men and women who work at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. After being invited to...
The Ford Fiesta sedan/hatchback is the first minicar to earn the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's (IIHS) Top Safety Pick award since the IIHS added a roof strength requirement for rollover protection. More »
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2010 Insurance Institute For Highway Safety rollover tests - click above for high-res images
Perish the thought, haters! The above Lincoln MKT is getting its roof caved in not on aesthetic grounds, but rather...
Ford Leads IIHS Safety Picks
ARLINGTON, VA - Nineteen cars and 8 SUVs earn the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Top Safety Pick award for 2010. For the first time, good performance in a roof strength test to measure protection in a rollover is required to win. Top Safety Pick recognizes...
3 large pickups don't live up to brawny image in side tests; none rates better than marginal for occupant protection
ARLINGTON, VA — The Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Dodge Ram 1500, and Nissan Titan are billed as workhorses, but the side crash protection these 2009 model large pickups provide is...
Detroit Free Press
Ford tops safety awards list for 2009, has 16 winners
. . . Ford had more winners than any other automaker -- 16 in all. Honda Motor Co. was second, with 13 winners. General Motors Corp. and Toyota Motor Corp. tied with eight each.. . . .
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IIHS Top Safety Picks 2008 < LINK
Large cars ------------------------
Acura RL - 2009 models
Ford Taurus - with optional electronic stability control
Lincoln MKS - 2009 models
Mercury Sable - with optional electronic stability control
IIHS: The front bumper of the Focus is tall enough to do a reasonably good job in the full-width test. Repairs cost less than $600. In contrast, damage to the Elantra of nearly $5,000 in the same test is equal to almost one-third of the car's sales price.
"The Focus shows that decent...
New crash test results: Ford Escape, Mercury Mariner, Mazda Tribute earns IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK
ARLINGTON, VA — Automakers are improving the crashworthiness of their vehicles and quickly installing side airbags and electronic stability control, an important crash avoidance feature, on more...
11 NEW WINNERS FOR 2008
Subaru Impreza equipped with optional electronic stability control
Hyundai Veracruz built after August 2007
Saturn VUE built after December 2007
2008 Ford Taurus XDEARBORN, June 25, 2007 -- The 2008 Ford Taurus X crossover will arrive in showrooms this summer bearing both a Top Safety Pick rating by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the government’s highest available five-star rash test ratings.
The IIHS' "Top Safety...
And they joke about the Explorer :rolleyes:
IIHS names Chevrolet Blazer most likely to kill
The Chevrolet Blazer (not to be confused with the Trailblazer) continues to statistically be the most deadly vehicle on the road. Looking at statistics from 2002 through 2005, the Insurance...