Four More Vehicles Named IIHS Top Safety Pick

Each vehicle received the highest score of Good in front, side, rear and rollover crash tests. The rollover test includes a roof-strength test; to pass, a vehicle’s roof must be able to withstand the force of four times its weight.

The coupes and sedan are all-new vehicles for 2013; the Escape was redesigned for the new model year and its scores improved. In roof-strength tests, the previous-generation Escape received a the second-lowest Marginal rating; Escape Hybrid versions were rated Poor, the lowest rating. 

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