Cadillac SRX Earns IIHS Safety Award Thanks To Its New Roof


The Top Safety Pick award by American Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is the highest safety ranking a car can get in USA.

Usually it’s the European cars that snatch it, but this time an American car, 2010 Cadillac SRX to be exact, passes all tests and scores Good in all of them.

This year, along with the normal front, rear and side impact tests, IIHS also added a rollover test. Cadillac aware of that has strengthened the roof compartment of the SRX and that earned it the top safety pick title. This rating for the SRX means that in Europe it can ver well get the five-star rating from NCAP.

2010 cadillac srx iihs 11 Cadillac SRX Earns IIHS Safety Award Thanks To Its New Roof

The roof of the ‘10 SRX withstood a force equal to 4.14 times weight. For comparison, the current federal standard is 1.5 times weight. General Motors strengthened the roof structure of the SRX during the 2010 model year. The TOP SAFETY PICK award applies to models built after May 2010. Consumers now have 15 midsize SUVs to choose from that earn top crash ratings across the board.

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