What Makes the Toyota Rav4 a Top Safety Pick?

March 3rd, 2016 by

Toyota Rav4 Manassas

Look at your various options for a new vehicle, and you will likely be concerned about the safety ratings. Toyota has a reputation of manufacturing incredibly safe and reliable models, including the Rav4. The 2016 Toyota Rav4 is a small SUV that received the top possible safety rating from the IIHS, that of a Top Safety Pick+.

Toyota Rav4 Safety Ratings

Each year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, abbreviated IIHS, puts all new models through rigorous testing to determine their safety in various collisions. The 2016 Rav4 received the organization’s top rating of “Good” for small and moderate overlap front, side crashworthiness, and roof strength, as well as head restraints and seats. These ratings helped it reach the status of a Top Safety Pick. To become a Top Safety Pick+, the Rav4 also earned a “Superior” rating for the available front crash prevention system.

Toyota Rav4 Standard Safety FeaturesToyota Rav4 Manassas

To help it achieve these truly impressive safety ratings and the status of a Top Safety Pick, the Rav4 comes with a long list of standard safety features. These include front side torso airbags mounted to the seats and head curtain airbags in the front and rear, as well as a rollover sensor that will deploy these side curtain airbags if a rollover is about to occur. There is also a driver knee airbag and seat cushion airbag. Other standard safety on the Rav4 includes daytime running lights, antilock brakes, and electronic stability control.

Start driving the extremely safe 2016 Toyota Rav4 around Manassas, Virginia, after a test drive at Miller Toyota.

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