2012 Ford Focus #1 Small Car Safety (my pick)
In a departure from planning to not buy a car when my old car had low mileage and was in perfect condition…I am glad I bought the high gas mileage, small but safest car made in America the all-new 2012 Ford Focus.
The ratings are based on performance in front, side, rollover and rear-impact evaluations. Cars that earn the top rating of good in each test and come with electronic stability control qualify for Top Safety Pick.
Those with the top rating in the latest round of testing:
- 2012 Ford Focus
- 2012 Honda Civic
- 2011 Hyundai Elantra
- 2011 Lexus CT 200h hybrid
- 2011 Nissan Juke
- 2011 Toyota Prius
- Wheels: Ford Focus, Honda Civic and Nissan Juke Among I.I.H.S. Top Safety Picks (wheels.blogs.nytimes.com)
- Ford Focus, Nissan Juke among six small cars to earn top safety rating (thestar.com)
- Six small cars with high gas mileage rated Top Safety Picks (content.usatoday.com)
Posted on May 27, 2011, in Government Trough and tagged 2012 ford focus, Honda CR-Z, Hyundai Elantra, Lexus CT, Nissan Juke, Nissan Sentra, Scion xD, Suzuki SX4, Toyota Prius. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.