Hyundai, Volvo, Mazda, Subaru high 2021 High Security Choose awards – Information by Automobilnews.eu

Hyundai, Volvo, Mazda, Subaru high 2021 High Security Choose awards

Volvo, Subaru, Mazda, and Hyundai/Kia/Genesis led all different automakers in incomes High Security Choose awards bestowed by the IIHS, the non-profit security group introduced Wednesday. On common, security rankings improved and the variety of High Security Choose+ winners greater than doubled from 2020.

“With these awards, we need to make it simple for shoppers to seek out automobiles that present good safety in crashes, enough lighting and efficient entrance crash safety,” IIHS President David Harkey mentioned in a press release.

For 2021, 56 fashions earned a TSP+ award, and 41 earned a TSP, bringing the overall variety of award winners to 97. Final 12 months, there have been 64. 

The Hyundai Motor Group, which incorporates Kia and Genesis, earned 12 TSP and 5 TSP+ awards, led by its small crossovers, three-row SUVs, and mid-size sedans such because the 2021 Kia K5 and 2021 Hyundai Sonata.

Volvo fared even higher, with all 14 fashions it makes incomes a TSP+ honor. The 2021 XC40 Recharge electrical car has but to be examined. Mazda had comparable success, with all six of its fashions that had been examined incomes a TSP+, apart from the MX-5 Miata. 

Subaru nearly had a whole sweep, as nicely, with each mannequin besides the BRZ sports activities coupe incomes both a TSP or TSP+ designation, although in lots of circumstances it applies to automobiles with a repeatedly variable computerized transmission, not a guide. 

On the opposite finish of the spectrum, Mitsubishi didn’t win an award for its small lineup of 4 automobiles, and Common Motors received solely two awards, regardless of encompassing 4 main manufacturers making dozens of fashions. The 2021 Ram 1500 was the one pickup truck to win a TSP. 

The insurance-industry funded IIHS evaluates vehicles primarily based on six crash checks in addition to testing the efficacy of headlights and driver-assistance techniques, which exceeds the outdated crash testing carried out by the NHTSA. The crash-test rankings normally align, however the 2021 Nissan Rogue earned a TSP+ with “Good” outcomes on crash checks, but it solely had a four-star security ranking from the NHTSA. The disparity reveals the worth of monitoring testing from each companies.

For a automobile to satisfy the TSP standards coveted by automotive entrepreneurs and appreciated by customers, the mannequin should earn “Good” rankings on all six crash checks and are available out there with computerized emergency braking that earns a minimum of an “Superior” ranking in avoiding or almost avoiding a crash with automobiles and pedestrians at speeds of 12 mph and 25 mph. It must earn the identical ranking in checks that present a pace discount at 37 mph to keep away from or mitigate placing a pedestrian strolling beside the highway.  

Moreover, and most problematically because the IIHS toughened the standards final 12 months, TSP winners have to be supplied with headlights that fee at “Good” or “Acceptable,” whereas TSP+ honorees should make these headlights customary. 

“As producers confirmed they might produce headlights with higher lighting and fewer glare, IIHS determined to encourage them to make this improved tools customary,” the IIHS mentioned in a press release. “The technique appears to be working. A 12 months in the past, solely 23 automobiles certified for the higher-tier award. At present, the quantity has greater than doubled, and nearly all of awards handed out for 2021 fashions embody the plus signal.”

For extra on the awards, go to the IIHS. 

2021 High Security Choose+ by phase:

Honda Perception
Mazda 3 hatchback
Mazda 3 sedan
Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid

Honda Accord
Kia K5 constructed (after November 2020)
Mazda 6
Nissan Altima
Nissan Maxima (constructed after November 2020)
Subaru Legacy
Subaru Outback
Toyota Camry

Acura TLX
Lexus ES 350
Lexus IS
Tesla Mannequin 3
Volvo S60
Volvo S60 Recharge
Volvo V60
Volvo V60 Cross Nation
Volvo V60 Recharge

Audi A6
Audi A6 Allroad
Audi A7
Genesis G70
Genesis G90
Volvo S90
Volvo S90 Recharge
Volvo V90
Volvo V90 Cross Nation

Mazda CX-3
Mazda CX-5
Mazda CX-30 (constructed after September 2020)
Nissan Rogue
Subaru Forester
Volvo XC40

Ford Explorer
Hyundai Palisade
Mazda CX-9
Nissan Murano
Subaru Ascent
Toyota Highlander

Acura RDX
Cadillac XT6
Hyundai Nexo
Genesis GV80
Lexus NX
Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class (with non-obligatory entrance crash prevention)
Volvo XC60
Volvo XC60 Recharge
Volvo XC90
Volvo XC90 Recharge

Audi E-Tron
Audi E-Tron Sportback

Honda Odyssey
Toyota Sienna

2021 High Security Choose by phase:

Honda Civic hatchback (excluding Sort R efficiency variant)
Honda Civic sedan
Hyundai Veloster (with non-obligatory entrance crash prevention)
Kia Forte (with non-obligatory entrance crash prevention)
Kia Soul (with non-obligatory entrance crash prevention)
Nissan Sentra
Subaru Crosstrek (with non-obligatory entrance crash prevention)
Subaru Impreza wagon and sedan (with non-obligatory entrance crash prevention)
Subaru WRX (with non-obligatory entrance crash prevention)
Toyota Corolla hatchback
Toyota Corolla sedan

Hyundai Sonata

Audi A4
Audi A5 Sportback
BMW 3 collection
Mercedes-Benz C-Class (with non-obligatory entrance crash prevention)

Kia Stinger (with non-obligatory entrance crash prevention)

Chevrolet Equinox
Ford Escape
Honda CR-V
Hyundai Kona (with non-obligatory entrance crash prevention)
Hyundai Tucson (with non-obligatory entrance crash prevention)
Hyundai Venue
Kia Seltos (constructed after August 2020; with non-obligatory entrance crash prevention)
Kia Sportage (with non-obligatory entrance crash prevention)
Lexus UX
Lincoln Corsair
Toyota C-HR
Toyota RAV4
Toyota RAV4 Prime
Toyota Venza

Ford Edge
Kia Sorento
Kia Telluride
Volkswagen Tiguan

Lexus RX
Lincoln Aviator
Mercedes-Benz GLC (with non-obligatory entrance crash prevention)

Audi Q8

Ram 1500 crew cab (with non-obligatory entrance crash prevention)

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