When we buy a car for our daily use the topmost priority or decision making factor is based on the safety features of that car. Although the looks of the car, styling, performance and visual appeal play a vital role in our purchase decision we always remain concern whether the car will be able to protect our family in case of an accident or emergency situation. So today we will discuss the safety perks of the best-rated automobiles of 2018 based on the reports of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). We will keep our focus fixed on the passengers and SUV vehicle segment for this purpose.
Toyota Camry has been completely redesigned in 2018 adding new safety features to it. It has got IIHS Top Safety Pick+ and has also received a five-star rating in every crash test of NHTSA. This car is way ahead of other mid-sized cars when it comes to safety features and includes Toyota Safety Sense P and a rearview camera across all its models. Additional safety features of this car include adaptive cruise control, lane change warning, steering assist, automatic high beams, and collision prevention system with automatic detection of pedestrians. Many other optional safety features are available with this car and you can install them at your choice.
Nissan Maxima is truly one of the safest passenger cars of the year 2018 and passes all the crash test of NHTSA with flying colors securing a 5-star overall rating. It has also secured a “Good” rating in all the six evaluation tests conducted by IIHS. The headlight of this car is also of ‘Acceptable’ standards and helped the car in securing Top Safety Pick status. The car has some of the class-leading safety systems
such as forward collision warning, standard automatic emergency braking system and a rearview camera. It also includes state of the art additional safety features such as river drowsiness monitoring, adaptive cruise control, blind spot identification, 360-degree camera and many more. This is definitely the car to go for if you are looking for all-around safety.
When it comes to SUV, this car is the one to go for. GLE has received a 4-star rating in the rollover evaluation test and an overall 5-star rating conducted by NHTSA and that’s really impressive. It has also scored “Good” in the test of every category conducted and has been awarded Top Safety Pick by IIHS. The entire standard safety features are included in the car such as driver drowsiness monitor, forward collision warning, blind spot monitoring, a rearview camera, parallel parking assist, and crosswind assist. It also includes a class leading safety feature known as Pre-Safe which tightens the seat belt, closing the windows, locking the doors and prepares the cabin for any collision by anticipating emergency situations beforehand. It has also received the Best Luxury 2 Row SUV for Families award in 2018 for all such class-leading safety features.
This car scores a 5-star rating in all the crash test performed by NHTSA and also passes all the IIHS evaluations with flying colors and that undoubtedly secures it a confirmed spot in the Top Safety Pick category. Rearview camera comes standard in this car and other safety features equipped in this car includes rear cross traffic alert, forward collision warning, lane keep assist, adaptive cruise control, forward automatic braking, blind spot monitoring, lane departure warning, rear parking sensors and lane keep assist.
Thus to conclude we can say that the above-mentioned cars are some of the safest cars in the passenger car and SUV segment in 2018 and you should definitely give them a try when you plan to buy your next car.