The 48 winners of the “plus” award have a superior- or advanced-rated front crash prevention system with automatic braking capabilities. One vehicle has a base price of just $16,000.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced that nearly 50 vehicles meet the tougher criteria for 2016 to take home the IIHS’ TOP SAFETY PICK+ award, earning good ratings in all five IIHS crashworthiness evaluations and an advanced or higher rating for front crash prevention. An additional 13 models qualify for TOP SAFETY PICK.
“We asked auto manufacturers to do more this year to qualify for our safety awards, and