Most of the countries have stipulated car manufacturers to abide by specific safety standards. Some of global car makers have gone an extra mile to provide maximum security to their customers. Following are the ten cars that have been tagged as ‘safest’ on the basis of their crash test ratings:
- Buick LaCrosse
A premium version of the sleek LaCrosse is equipped with a forward auto-braking system that provides an additional level of security. This premium model costs $43,680.
- Chevrolet Malibu
The Malibu also provides a high-speed forward auto-braking protection as a part of its premium Driver Confidence Package that offers the car at $34,040.
- Chrysler 200
The Chrysler 200 sedans that are available with dealers come with Full Speed Forward Collision Warning which is paired with an Active Braking system. These safety features are available only in the Platinum version that is priced at $31,080.
- Ford Fusion
The Titanium version of this mid-sized sedan has a Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection system. The car with this Active Cruise Control is priced at $33,940.
- Honda Accord
Honda Accord’s 2017 model is equipped with the forward auto-braking system and the car with the Honda sensing package comes for $25,130.
- Hyundai Sonata
The Ultimate Package of Hyundai Sonata’s latest model comes with an auto-braking system and the premium model costs $33,185.
- Kia Cadenza
This posh model of the Cadenza has an Autonomous Emergency Braking system and its price is $39,890.
- Kia Optima
The Autonomous Emergency Braking system is installed only in models launched after March 2017. The cost of this ‘safe car’ model is $35,635
This Mazda sedan comes with a Smart Brake Support system and the car that is equipped with this optional system costs $31,570.
- Nissan Altima
The Altima model that is sold as part of the Technology Package costs $32,445 and it is equipped with a Forward Emergency Braking system.