The 48 Safest Vehicles for 2016

January 16, 2016

Thinking about getting a new vehicle this year? Don’t buy one without looking at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) annual safety award winners first. IIHS president Adrian Lund says, “We asked auto manufacturers to do more this year to qualify for our safety awards, and they delivered.” Take a look at the 48 safest vehicles for 2016:

Small SUVs

Fiat 500X

Honda CR-V

Hyundai Tucson

Mazda CX-5

Mitsubishi Outlander

Subaru Forester

Toyota RAV4

Midsize SUVs

Honda Pilot

Nissan Murano

Midsize Luxury SUVs

Acura MDX

Acura RDX

Audi Q5

Lexus NX

Volvo XC60

Volvo XC90

Scion iA

Small cars
Acura ILX

Lexus CT 200h

Mazda 3 4-door sedan | Mazda 3 4-door hatchback

Subaru Crosstrek

Subaru Impreza

Subaru WRX

Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen GTI

Midsize moderately priced cars

Chrysler 200

Honda Accord 4-door sedan

Honda Accord 2-door coupe

Mazda 6

Nissan Maxima

Subaru Legacy

Subaru Outback

Toyota Camry

Toyota Prius v

Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen Passat

Midsize luxury/near luxury cars

Audi A3

BMW 2 series

Lexus ES

Volvo S60

Volvo V60

Large family car
Toyota Avalon

Large luxury cars
Acura RLX

Audi A6

Hyundai Genesis

Infiniti Q70

Lexus RC

Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Volvo S80

For more information about each of the vehicles on the list, including their special features, visit the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. To receive an auto insurance quote, call Knapp Tedesco Insurance today at 515-232-7060 or visit us online at