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2015 Toyota Camry Earned Top Safety Pick PLUS

2015 Toyota Camry: What Does the Top Safety Pick+ mean?

Since the IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) introduced the small overlap crash test back in August 2012, Toyota/Lexus has been struggling with this tough challenge for two years.

According to IIHS’s requirement, if a car does NOT perform well in the small overlap crash test, it will not earn the “Top Safety Pick+” rating. And this has been a major block for many Toyota/Lexus vehicles to get this rating.


Although Toyota has put in some effort previously, which made the 2014 Highlander  to be rated as the “Top Safety Pick+”, its small overlap testing result is still not the best, which only gets an “Acc...

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2015 Audi A3 gets high scores in the latest IIHS crash test

Today IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) released its latest tests on the all-new 2015 Audi A3. Here are some really impressive key points:

  1. Small overlap frontal crash: the front crumple zone absorbs the impact energy beautifully. During the test the A3 cabin safety cage touches the crash object directly but with minimal deformation...
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