Top 10 Safest Cars to Buy!
There are many drivers out there who need protection from themselves. They fear that they might do something like not brake in time, fall asleep at the wheel, have a medical emergency on the freeway and more. These are legitimate concerns and car manufacturers all around the world are doing their best to make safer vehicles. Cars in the ‘70s were much more dangerous than cars today because technology has improved automobile safety standards.
While we all await the day that self-driving cars become mainstream, for now, we must make do with what we have. For those in the market for a new four wheeler, here are the ten safest cars you can buy with your money today.
Volvo XC60 SUV
The Volvo XC60 is the top dog when it comes to safety in 2018. It has the highest adult occupancy protection score of any car ever tested by the Euro NCAP in 2017. It boasts of an astonishing 98% adult occupancy protection score.
Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SUV
The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SUV comes a close second with a 97% Euro NCAP score for adult occupancy protection. Its underpinnings are based on the Mitsubishi Outlander SUV which makes no one question how safe it is.
Volvo XC40 SUV
Volvo is really a company that goes above and beyond when it comes to safety. This list has 3 Volvo cars in it which tells you how much passenger and driver safety is valued in their company.
Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV
Not to be outdone by Volvo, Alfa Romeo have stepped up their game with their Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV. It scored an impressive 97% in adult occupant protection from the Euro NCAP with an 84% rating for the protection of younger passengers.
Volkswagen Arteon hatchback
Volkswagen is one of the largest manufacturers in the world and it didn’t get there by ignoring safety. The Euro NCAP has awarded the Arteon 96% in its adult occupant score with its child occupant score being 85%. It does this while maintaining an 85% pedestrian score which puts the BMW 5 series to shame.
Volkswagen T-Roc SUV
It’s no surprise that there are 3 Volvos and 3 Volkswagens on this list because these companies cars have regularly been the safest around for decades now. The Volkswagen T-Roc scores a remarkable 96% in adult occupancy protection with an 87% child occupancy rating making it a great choice for a family car.
Volkswagen Polo Hatchback
The Polo isn’t a very expensive car, but it is a safe car. It’s no wonder that this car has such a huge cult following with its slew of impressive features. To top it off, it scored a 96% Euro NCAP score for adult occupancy protection. This is achieved with the help of an autonomous braking system that comes as standard across all models.
Volvo V90 estate
The V90 safety scored a fabulous 95% for adult occupants in the Euro NCAP test with a score of 80% for child occupants. To top it all off, it scored 76% for pedestrians and 93% for safety assists. Good stuff Volvo.
Toyota C-HR SUV
Take one look at the Toyota C-HR SUV and you’ll either love it or hate it. It is futuristically styled with a 95% rating for adult occupants, 77% for child occupants, 76% for pedestrians and 78% for safety assistance.
Mazda CX-5 SUV
Last but certainly not the least comes the Mazda CX-5 SUV. The Japanese car scored a 96% for adult occupants in the Euro NCAP tests.
You can’t go wrong with any of the cars on this list if safety is your main concern. Pick one that interests you, do your research and make a trip to the dealers to check these bad boys out.