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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.

http://insure.com/articles/carinsurance/20...afest-cars.html

 

 

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?

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ALL 34 WINNERS

 

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

 

 

Minivans

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

 

ALSO RANS

 

 

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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