Safest Small Car

If you are thinking about buying a small car and you want to know what car to consider, check out the following 2015 models of small cars.

Mini Honda Fit

2015-honda-fitThe safest small car for the 2015 model year according to crash ratings is the mini car 2015 Honda Fit. The subcompact Honda fit scored with good ratings in four of five crash tests, achieving a high grade or the highest possible rating in head restraint as well as in the seats, side, roof strength and moderate overlap front tests. However, it only gained an acceptable rating on the demanding small overlap front test but still a big improvement in the same rating for its 2013 model.

Subaru BRZ/2015 Scion FR-S

2015-Subaru-BRZThe 2015 Subaru BRZ/2015 Scion FR-S is also considered as one of the safest small cars. This vehicle scored acceptable or good in small overlap front testing which gives it a coveted designation. It also garnered high scores in the side, moderate overlap front, head restraint and seats as well as roof strength tests just like the 2015 Honda Fit. The Kia Soil is a funky little city car which is a compact car that won the top safety pick designation for its 2015 model. it achieved good ratings in a complete battery of tests which includes roof strength, side crash tests and the small overlap front test.

Volkswagen Golf and Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen-GolfThe 2015 models of Volkswagen Golf and Volkswagen Jetta are also included in the safest small cars of the same year. The Volkswagen Golf obtained the highest rating on the small overlap front test with the inclusion of an optional front collision warning. The Volkswagen Jetta obtained good ratings in the moderate overlap front, side, roof strength, head restraint and seats as well as the small overlap front cracsh test performance while gaining a basic rating in its front crash prevention from the IIHS. The Volkswagen Jetta also offered an optional front collision warning protection which helped in making it the safest small car.

Subaru Impreza

2015-Subaru-ImprezaLastly, the 2015 Subaru Impreza, which is compact car made by the Japanese automaker scored high in battery of crash tests conducted by IIHS. It was then considered the safest small car in the US after scoring high in all five standard crash tests with a good rating. This vehicle features an optional forward collision warning, a low speed autobrake and a high speed autobrake. It also achieved a superior rating in front crash prevention.

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