Active Safety is Becoming More Common

Genesis G80

In the past, a car’s safety system was a seatbelt. This improved to airbags and the development of impact crumple zones in the framework of a vehicle.
Today, more systems are being installed in cars that are meant to make sure you can avoid a collision by offering you systems that can take over the braking or nudge the car back into the lane when drifting. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some vehicles with the best active safety systems according to the IIHS.

Lexus RX

This SUV is one that offers you the size and the quality you want and it now offers you the benefits of the Safety System + as standard fare on all models. This package offers you a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection to allow this vehicle to receive a superior overall score for front crash prevention. This should make the Lexus RX a model on your list to drive.

Genesis G80

Yes, this is the car that transformed from being the Hyundai Genesis to carry the brand and be named the G80 as an active and fun to drive luxury sports sedan. This car is offered with standard Autonomous Emergency Braking to gain a superior score for front crash prevention. This model can avoid collisions at up to 25 mph to make sure you can stay safe on the roads.

Hyundai Elantra

Even though this is one of the most affordable compact cars on the market, you can have the benefits of active safety at the optional Ultimate Package level which brings you automatic emergency braking to help give this car a superior overall rating from IIHS for front crash prevention. This car, as well as many other Hyundai models has the affordability and the safety you want to enjoy on the road.

Subaru Crosstrek

The optional Eyesight technology this small SUV has earned a superior overall evaluation for the front crash prevention system of this car. This small SUV can avoid collisions between 12 and 25 mph to make sure you’re safe when you’re in the school drop-off line letting your kids out to let them go to school for the day. You’ll also enjoy the benefits of AWD for this impressive vehicle.

Mazda CX-9

The Smart City Brake Support technology offered in the CX-9 has earned this Mazda a superior score for front crash prevention and makes it possible for you to avoid a collision when you’re traveling through town. This impressive SUV is offered with the active driving system you want and the qualities that make it the right vehicle for you to enjoy the ride wherever you go.

Mercedes-Benz E-Class

It shouldn’t come as a shock that this brand has put an active safety system in the midsize sedan we admire. The equipment that’s part of the Premium 3 Package includes active brake assist and cross traffic function to help this vehicle earn the superior score for front crash protection. This is a sleek and sophisticated vehicle to drive and when you choose it, you’ll be safe on the road.

Honda Accord

This midsize sedan received the superior rating from IIHS for the standard Honda Sensing package that brings you the benefits of collision mitigation braking to help you stay out of a collision when you’re traveling at low speeds. This is an impressive model that allows you to have the comfort and the fun you want when you drive but can also allow you to have the safety you need.

Audi A4

The option of the Driver Assistance Package which brings you the Audi Pre-sense Front allows the A4 to be a car you can enjoy for safety with the superior front crash prevention score. This car will apply the brakes for you and make sure you are traveling much slower if an impact is going to occur and help you avoid one altogether when you’re driving at slower city speeds.

Toyota Corolla

The commitment to safety that Toyota expressed is translated into the Corolla with the standard Pre-Collision system that also has Pedestrian Detection. This is a small and affordable car that offers you the benefits of the superior overall front crash prevention score to make sure you can avoid a crash at the city speeds you travel at most of the time.

Volvo XC60

Here’s a midsize crossover SUV that comes from this luxury brand that has built its reputation on safety. This means every model of the XC60 offers you the City Safety Suite of technology which earned this vehicle the superior score when it comes to front crash prevention. This system is the best one in the market at intersections which is where front crashes are more likely to occur.

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