New vehicles sold in the market are becoming safer
Dozens of new cars and trucks were registered on Monday the list of the safest vehicles on the market.
For the year 2009 car, 72 cars, vans and sport utility vehicles were registered in the palmares of the Institute for Highway Safety, an American organization that determines the safest vehicles on the market.
Automakers Ford and Volvo topped the standings with 16 vehicles, followed by Honda with 13.
The best results are those obtained from Ford for its intermediate cars Fusion and Mercury Milan, the F-150 pickup, its sports utility vehicles Edge and Flex intermediate and small sport utility vehicles Escape and Mercury Mariner.
Honda and its Acura division have vehicles in almost all categories, including models Accord, Civic (four doors) and sport utility vehicles and intermediate MDX Acura RDX.
For their part, Volkswagen and its subsidiary Audi new vehicles on the list of the Institute, including their models Jetta, Passat, Audi A3, A4 and A6.
Eight vehicles manufactured by General Motors on the list, including the Cadillac CTS and the Buick Enclave.
For its part, Toyota also built eight vehicles on the list of the Institute, including the Corolla and RAV4.
Of all the major manufacturers, only Chrysler has not seen one of its models to be included on the list, has said the body, which is connected to insurance companies in the United States.
The vehicles selected have achieved the best results on a passenger protection in a frontal collision, side or rear, according to evaluations conducted by the Institute during the year.
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