The renowned Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in the USA has awarded both the Audi Q5 and Audi A4 models its 2010 TOP SAFETY PICK rating. These two models join the Audi A3 in achieving the highest safety recognition granted by the influential IIHS. Audi now offers more vehicles on the US market with the TOP SAFETY PICK rating than any German luxury automaker. (continue reading…)
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- Safety at the highest level: another five stars for the Tiguan
- US-NCAP confirms first-class results from Europe
- Top values also in roof stability test from IIHS
The Tiguan is not only one of the most popular, but also one of the safest vehicles in its segment: once more the high level of competence at Volkswagen in the field of safety has been confirmed by top results in three independent crash test procedures.
The incredible effectiveness of the passive safety systems in the Tiguan was confirmed by independent testers in the USA and in Europe: the Tiguan was awarded the top value of five stars in July by the American NCAP (New Car Assessment Program). Three areas of safety were assessed by the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration): the front crash, the side crash and rollover stability. In the front and side crash, the Tiguan, Europe’s most popular SUV, was awarded five stars each for the categories occupant protection for the driver and front passenger, and four stars for rollover safety. The risk of injury was assessed as being very low in all cases.
- Audi A4 and Q5: five stars even in stricter Euro NCAP crash test
- Top ratings for Audi Q5 and Audi A4 in US crash tests as well
- Impressive and innovative passive safety and driver assistance systems
The latest Audi models have garnered top ratings for safety in four prestigious tests. The Audi A4 and Q5 achieved a top five-star rating in the new and more stringent Euro New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) safety tests. The U.S. National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirmed this outstanding collision performance and gave both cars a five-star rating in all categories. In addition, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), a U.S. consumer protection organization, proclaimed the Audi Q5 its ‘Top Safety Pick’ – the best buy when it comes to safety.
Earns highest NHTSA grades in front and side impact crash testing
- The influential Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced the Audi Q5 received top ‘good’ ratings in all three of its crash-test measurements
- The Q5 earned the highest possible federal marks on front and side impact protection
- The new ratings for the Q5 reflect the paramount importance Audi places on safety
The unmistakable new Audi Q5 crossover vehicle just earned a Top Safety Pick award for 2009 from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and received the highest front and side crash ratings from U.S. safety regulators.
Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced today that the stylish CC, which was designed and engineered to blend sports car dynamics and dimensions with sedan comfort and functionality, has received the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) TOP SAFETY PICK award for 2009. A TOP SAFETY PICK is the highest rating possible from the non-profit research organization. The annual award recognizes vehicles that perform best in protecting passengers in the Institute’s front, side and rear crash test evaluations.
We have started to see more and more of these on the road and boy do they look great.
The Volkswagen Tiguan was rated one of the top small SUVs in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) new Roof Strength safety-test. Roof strength is a key factor in protecting vehicle occupants in a vehicle rollover — vehicles rated “Good’ must have roofs that are more than twice as strong as minimum federal safety standards require.
Golf, Jetta, Passat, Eos and Tiguan achieve top scores
Four Volkswagen models at once were awarded the best grade of ‘top safety pick’ in the most recent publication of the independent US safety institute, ‘Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’. The models Golf, Jetta, Passat and Eos each earned the best evaluation in their respective categories, thus winning the renowned prize for themselves. Together with this same outstanding safety award presented to the Tiguan in August, these new awards place Volkswagen among the car manufacturers with the most top safety picks. Continue reading ‘Volkswagens achieve top scores in demanding US crash tests’
- Audi Q7 earns IIHS Top Safety Pick award for 2008
- Audi leads luxury automakers in number of 2008 Top Safety Pick awards
- Audi’s commitment to safety goes beyond crash test safety ratings, includes range of preventive safety features
The Audi Q7, a luxury performance SUV, earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) Top Safety Pick award for 2008. The 2008 Q7 received a “good” rating in all three crash tests: side impact, offset frontal and rear impact seat tests. In addition to the Q7, three Audi car models – the A3, A4 and A6 – have also been recognized as Top Safety Picks in 2008, earning Audi the most Top Safety Pick designations for 2008 models of any luxury automaker this year. The Q7’s 2008 rating applies to models built after December 2007 and will carry over to the 2009 model year. Continue reading ‘Audi Q7 is Top Safety Pick For 2008′