2012 Car Safety Ratings

Car Safety Ratings

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the safest cars for 2012 range from large SUVs to sub-compact cars (see list below).  Some of the cars included or not included on the 2012 safest car list may surprise you.  For example, there are only two BMW’s that made the list, no Porsches, no Rolls-Royces or Bentleys and no Range Rovers.  If I was shelling out substantial dollars for a high-end automobile;  I would certainly feel more comfortable about the purchase with the inclusion of  the car on the list on the 2012 safest cars.  Did your car(s) make this 2012 car safety ratings list?

 

List of 2012 Safest Cars

Acura MDX
Acura TL
Acura TSX
Audi A3
Audi A4
Audi A6
Audi Q5
BMW 5 series (except 4-wheel drive and V8)
BMW X3
Buick Enclave
Buick LaCrosse
Buick Regal
Buick Verano
Cadillac CTS Sedan
Cadillac SRX
Chevrolet Cruze
Chevrolet Equinox
Chevrolet Malibu
Chevrolet Sonic
Chevrolet Traverse
Chevrolet Volt
Chrysler 200 Sedan
Chrysler 300
Chrysler Town & Country
Dodge Avenger
Dodge Charger
Dodge Durango
Dodge Grand Caravan
Dodge Journey
Fiat 500
Ford Edge
Ford Explorer
Ford F-150 Crew Cab
Ford Fiesta
Ford Flex
Ford Focus 4-door
Ford Fusion
Ford Taurus
GMC Acadia
GMC Terrain
Honda Accord Sedan
Honda Civic 4-door
Honda CR-V
Honda CR-Z
Honda Fit
Honda Insight
Honda Odyssey
Honda Pilot
Honda Ridgeline
Hyundai Elantra
Hyundai Equus
Hyundai Genesis
Hyundai Santa Fe
Hyundai Sonata
Hyundai Tucson
Infiniti EX35
Infiniti M37/M56 (except M56x 4-wheel drive)
Jeep Grand Cherokee
Jeep Patriot with optional side torso airbags
Kia Forte Sedan
Kia Optima
Kia Sorento
Kia Soul
Kia Sportage
Lexus CT 200h
Lexus RX
Lincoln MKS
Lincoln MKT
Lincoln MKX
Lincoln MKZ
Mazda 3
Mercedes C class
Mercedes E class 2-door
Mercedes E class 4-door
Mercedes GLK
Mercedes M class
Mini Cooper Countryman
Mitsubishi Lancer (except Ralliart and Evolution models)
Nissan Cube
Nissan Juke
Nissan Leaf
Saab 9-4X
Saab 9-5
Scion tC
Scion xB
Scion xD
Subaru Forester
Subaru Impreza
Subaru Legacy
Subaru Outback
Subaru Tribeca
Toyota Avalon
Toyota Camry
Toyota Corolla
Toyota Highlander
Toyota Prius
Toyota Prius v
Toyota Sienna
Toyota Tundra Crew Cab
Toyota Venza
Toyota Yaris hatchback 4-Door
Volkswagen CC (except 4-wheel drive models)
Volkswagen Golf 4-Door
Volkswagen GTI 4-Door
Volkswagen Jetta sedan
Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
Volkswagen Passat
Volkswagen Routan
Volkswagen Tiguan
Volkswagen Touareg
Volvo C30
Volvo S60
Volvo S80
Volvo XC60
Volvo XC90

 

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