Nine Subaru Models Become IIHS Top Safety Picks for 2020!

The Subaru brand makes vehicles known for their safety and long-term value, and it shows with their numerous awards throughout the years. Recently, Subaru set a big trend for other automakers to follow as nine of its vehicles earned the honor of Top Safety Picks for 2020 from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. At lease, four Subaru models earned the most prestigious title of Top Safety Pick+, making these some of the safest and easiest to insure vehicles for Florida shoppers to enjoy. Head to Lokey Subaru of Port Richey as a local source for your next new Subaru today!

IIHS Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) stands as one of many nonprofit new car assessment programs (NCAPs) based in the US. IIHS receives funding from auto insurance companies to rate each new car according to their crashworthiness, standard safety features, and protective capabilities. A new car must receive the highest "Good" ratings in several important categories to achieve Top Safety Pick status. These categories include Moderate Overlap Front, New Overlap Side, and Roof Strength, and seat head restraints. As of now, these new Subaru models achieved Top Safety Pick Status:

  • Impreza (four-door sedan and five-door hatchback)
  • Subaru Ascent
  • Subaru Crosstrek
  • Subaru WRX

Top Safety Pick+

The most prestigious award given by IIHS is the Top Safety Pick+. A car, to earn this status, must earn the Top Safety Pick award, along with "Good" ratings in headlight strength and passenger-side small overlap test. The following Subaru model earned the most prestigious Top Safety Pick+ status:

  • Legacy
  • Crosstrek Hybrid
  • Forester
  • Outback

Enjoy Safety in a Subaru

Almost all of our new Subaru models carry high safety ratings for 2020, making them a great choice for you in Florida! Test drive a new Subaru today at Lokey Subaru of ort Richey, and see how this brand earns all of its accolades. We hope to see you soon!

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