It’s hard to overestimate car safety especially in New York, where motor-vehicle accidents are among the leading causes of serious injuries and fatalities. That’s why we should choose a car wisely. Car safety features not only help to prevent collisions but can also save lives and reduce injuries.
At Kucher Law, we believe that car safety comes first. We also understand the frustration and anxiety one can go through after a car accident. If you have been in a car accident in New York call to schedule a free consultation with an experienced accident lawyer at (929) 274 8000.
What Are The Top 5 Safest Cars to Buy?
To help you choose the safest vehicle, U.S. News and World Report reviewed several cars and ranked them based on crash test results from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Here are the top 5 safest cars ranked from the most reliable to the least.
Toyota Camry ranked first in safety among midsize sedans and became the U.S. News’ winner of the 2020 Best Midsize Car for the Money award.
2020 Camry earned NHTSA’s top rating of five out of five stars for its perfect score in all three crash tests. IIHS gave this model the highest rating of Good in all six crash tests and the Superior rating for front crash prevention.
Honda Insight is your choice if you are after safety and fuel economy. 2020 Insight received a five out of five-star score from NHTSA while IIHS gave it a Top Safety Pick+ after 2020 Insight earned perfect crash test scores. This car ranked Superior for front crash prevention and the headlights received the highest rating for road illumination.
Midsize sedan Kia Optima boasts a comfortable ride, spacious interior, and perfect safety score. 2020 Optima earned a five out of five stars safety rating from NHTSA, with top scores in the frontal and side crashes, and rollover tests. IIHS awarded this model the highest rating in all six crash test categories and the Superior rating for front crash prevention.
Subaru Impreza offers a comfortable ride and has standard all-wheel drive, rarely found in other compact car models. IIHS named 2020 Impreza a Top Safety Pick+ with the top rating of Good in all six crash tests. NHTSA gave this model a five out of five stars safety rating.
Honda Accord has a spacious interior and above-average fuel economy to complement its safety. 2020 Accord received IIHS’s highest rating in all six crash test categories. NHTSA awarded the car with a five out of five stars safety rating.
What Should You Do If You’ve Been in a Car Accident?
While car safety features are extremely important, having a safe car does not guarantee complete protection on the road. If you or your loved ones have been injured in a car accident in New York, we are here to help. Contact Kucher Law, New York’s top-rated personal injury attorneys for a free, no-obligation consultation (929) 274 8000.