What Are Some of the Safest Car Models?


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The Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the Hyundai Tucson are among the safest car models. IIHS features the 2016 versions of both vehicles in its Top Safety Pick+ list.

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The E-Class is a luxury sedan that has the highest possible score in every category at IIHS. The car has a wide variety of safety features including a rollover sensor, electronic stability control, antilock brakes and numerous airbags, including one for the knees of the driver. The 2015 and 2014 models of the E-Class also have the highest score in each category.

The Tucson by Hyundai is a small SUV that also earned the highest score in all categories with the exception of child seat anchors' ease of use. Some of the safety features of the vehicle include optional autonomous emergency braking, antilock brakes and daytime running lights. Tucsons from the previous years have not performed as well in safety tests.

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