Crash test: which are the safest cars in the United States and Mexico


Many car buyers prioritize comfort, technology, and performance, but won鈥檛 buy unless the vehicle also has strong safety ratings. Cars are now safer than ever, but some stand out from the rest. Here we will tell you what the 6 are Top Vehicles That Earned the 2022 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Awardas well as a 5-star overall safety rating from the NHTSA.

1.Mazda 3 2022

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Mazda 3HB. / Photo: Courtesy Mazda.

It doesn鈥檛 matter if you choose the sedan or the hatchback, you鈥檒l be glad to know that Mazda 3 earns top safety scores from both IIHS and NHTSA. All Mazda 3s come standard with automatic front emergency braking, high-beam assist, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, lane-keep assist, and LED headlights. Blind spot monitoring can be had on higher versions.

2.Subaru Legacy 2022

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Subaru Legacy 2022. / Photo: Courtesy of Subaru US Media Site.

The 2022 Legacy Earns Five-Star Safety Ratings in NHTSA Front, Side and Rollover Tests. One of the safest cars available today, Subaru鈥檚 midsize sedan comes equipped with the automaker鈥檚 suite of EyeSight driver-assist technology, including automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning and sway, and lane keeping assist. Adaptive LED headlights are also standard across the lineup.

3. Kia K5 2022

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KIA K5. / Photo: Courtesy KIA.

The Kia K5 achieves a five-star overall rating from NHTSAbut unlike the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry, does not get five stars in all the tests carried out by the security agency. Instead, its score consists of four stars in the frontal crash and rollover tests, and five stars in the side crash test. Every K5 comes with many driver assistance features: High Beam Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, Lane Following Assist, Driver Attention Warning, and Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Pedestrian Detection. On the options list, you鈥檒l find sophisticated features like navigation-based adaptive cruise control, Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist While Backing Up, and Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist with Cyclist Detection and Junction Turning to help prevent crashes when turning at intersections. .

4. Toyota Camry 2022

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Toyota Camry 2022. / Photo: Courtesy Toyota.

With NHTSA five-star ratings in frontal, side and rollover tests, the Toyota Camry lives up to its reputation for safety. Standard safety features include lane departure warning with steering assistance, automatic high beams, a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise control, and lane following assistance to keep the car centered in its lane.

5. Honda Insight 2022

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2022 Honda Insight. / Photo: Courtesy of Honda Newsroom.

Along with a spacious interior that features thoughtful storage solutions, the Insight benefits from a smooth ride and tidy handling, making it one of our favorite compact sedans. The Insight receives an impressive EPA rating of 55/49 mpg city/highway, or 51/45 mpg for the loaded Touring variant. As perfect as this sedan is, the powertrain is very noisy due to the crude tuning of the automatic CVT.

6.Honda Accord 2022

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2022 Honda Accord. / Photo: Courtesy Honda.

The The Honda Accord excels in almost every way, with compliant road manners, impressive fuel economy, strong and smooth power delivery, and a spacious and comfortable cabin. A surprisingly fast hybrid variant is another strength of the Accord lineup.

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