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The safest cars of 2018

The safest cars of 2018

For car buyers, safety takes a priority. The price, features, performance, and appeal of a car are important, but this is not everything that will keep your family safe.

The federal government funds the crash tests. The 3 tests – frontal, side and rollover crashes are ranked overall. Every car must qualify the tests to earn good points like moderate overlap front, side, driver-side small overlap front, roof strength, and head restraint tests. It must earn a superior rating in the front crash prevention and also have a good headlight rating.

The cars mentioned below have been included in the top cars of 2018 that guarantee the best safety.

Toyota Camry
The 2018 Toyota Camry is the newly designed car and has been the pioneer in the top 10 safest cars. It has topped the IIHS and NHTSA, crash tests and is regarded as the best midsize car. The safety measures in the car include automatic high beams, lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control, steering assist, pedestrian detection, and a pre-collision system. There is on offer head-up display, rear cross traffic braking, rear cross traffic alert, full-speed adaptive cruise control system, and blind spot monitoring which you can add.

Honda Accord
The 2018 Honda Accord has received five stars in NHTSA. Honda has a very high rating for features such as front crash prevention and acceptable headlight performance. The Honda has standard equipment for drowsiness warning, rearview camera, traffic sign recognition, lane keep assist, lane departure warning road departure warning, forward collision warning, and collision mitigation braking.

Honda Civic
The 2018 Honda Civic has five stars in safety from frontal, rollover, side crash tests, and overall rating. In all six evaluations it has received good and a superior rating, in the front crash prevention system. However, it has a poor headlight rating; thus, not making it a top safety pick. The safety measures include a rearview camera, lane departure warning, road departure warning, lane keep assist, adaptive cruise control, collision mitigation braking and forward collision warning. They also have a passenger side blind spot camera.

Kia Cadenza
The 2018 Kia Cadenza has no NHTSA ratings but has top ratings in IIHS. It has a superior rating in the front crash prevention and headlights. Their standard safety measures include a rear-view camera and you can include a 360-degree camera, head-up display, rear cross traffic alert, blind spot monitoring, forward collision with automatic braking, lane departure warning, and adaptive cruise control.

Buick Lacrosse
The 2018 Buick Lacrosse has received five stars in NHTSA. It has been remarked as, ‘Good’ in all the five safety tests and has superior ratings in front crash prevention technologies. The IIHS has given it a poor rating. It has rearview, camera, parking sensors, which are standard equipment, higher trims have active park assist, blind spot monitoring, lane departure warning, rear cross traffic alert, pedestrian detection, forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, they also have a safety alert seat that vibrates to alert the driver of the hazard.

Nissan Maxima
The 2018 Nissan Maxima has succeeded at every crash test. It has also received the top ratings in all six IIHS evaluations. It has a rearview camera, emergency braking automatic system, forward collision warning, driver drowsiness monitoring, monitoring blind spot, 360-degree camera, rear and front parking sensors, cruise control which is adaptive and rear cross traffic alert.

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