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Safest cars of 2008 announced by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

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The rest of the article is there on that link, and it's a good link.




Just one question for all of you since I haven't picked up a regular newspaper since 93;


Do the newspapers actually print this stuff out "in paper" newspapers?








Large cars

Audi A6

Ford Taurus with optional electronic stability control

Mercury Sable with optional electronic stability control

Volvo S80


Midsize cars

Audi A3, A4

Honda Accord

Saab 9-3

Subaru Legacy with optional electronic stability control


Midsize convertibles

Saab 9-3

Volvo C70


Small car

Subaru Impreza with optional electronic stability control




Honda Odyssey

Hyundai Entourage

Kia Sedona


Midsize SUVs

Acura MDX, RDX

BMW X3, X5

Ford Edge, Taurus X

Honda Pilot

Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai Veracruz built after August 2007

Lincoln MKX

Mercedes M class

Saturn VUE built after December 2007

Subaru Tribeca

Toyota Highlander

Volvo XC90


Small SUVs

Honda CR-V, Element

Subaru Forester with optional electronic stability control



Large pickup

Toyota Tundra





Twenty-three vehicles earn good ratings in front and side crash tests. They have ESC, standard or optional. They would be 2008 Top Safety Pick winners if their seat/head restraints also earned good ratings:


Acura RL, TL

BMW 3 series

Chrysler Sebring convertible

Infiniti M35/M45

Kia Amanti

Lexus IS 250/350, ES 350, GS 350/460

Nissan Pathfinder, Xterra both with optional side airbags

Nissan Quest

Toyota Avalon, Camry, FJ Cruiser, 4Runner, Prius, RAV4, and Sienna

Volkswagen Eos, Jetta, Passat, Rabbit





Last Updated Nov. 15, 2007


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