Forbes Safest Small Cars List - Chevy Claims Three Spots
We are all aware that automakers are stepping up their safety features. Even though there are changes being made and features being added, like, altering design, improving seatbelts or adding in danger alert systems, vehicle-related deaths are still high. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration places the number at one such fatality every 16 minutes.
Jeff D'Ambrosio Chevrolet in Oxford has some great news for Chevy lovers in the [Geo] area and beyond. If you drive a new Chevrolet vehicle, your chances of getting involved with a vehicle-related crash are slim. More specifically, if you drive a Chevy Volt, a Chevrolet Sonic or a Chevrolet Cruze, your odds are even better.
Every year Forbes magazine has their auto enthusiasts look at all the vehicles in the industry and decides which ones are the safest in their classes. First, editors review the list of Top Safety Picks pre-determined by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). These models have already passed tests in the areas of front, side, rollover, and rear-end crashes. To narrow down the selection even further, Forbes takes a look at which of the IIHS Safety Pick models offer the best buffet of safety features and technology.
Among the safest cars, the Chevy Sonic, Cruze and Volt, were top performers in the small car segment and claimed three of the possible ten spots for 2012. If you'd like to experience the peace of mind that comes from driving one of these models yourself, feel free to stop by Jeff D'Ambrosio Chevrolet in Oxford at 2158 Baltimore Pike, Oxford, PA at any point in time.