Top Ultimately Safe Cars Named

By: Dwyane Thomas

The Insurance Institute for the Highway Safety and the National Highway Traffic Administration has these cars as the "Top Safety Picks" and top raters in all crash tests.

The Acura RDX with its price around $33,000 to $37,000 and a fuel economy of 21 mpg garnered the pick due to its electronic stability. This factor helps control the vehicle and prevents it from flipping over during emergency maneuvers. The Acura RDX has a 4-cylinder turbocharged engine and an all-wheel handling system which can continuously shift powers from side to side.

Also named was the Honda CR-V. This unit sells around $23,000 to $28,000 and has 24 mpg fuel economy. Sharing much of its basic engineering with the Acura RDX, the Honda CR-V is more ordinary-feeling and has less expensive car suspension and all-wheel-drive systems. This vehicle also has a more powerful engine than the Acura RDX.

Another Honda made it to the list, the Honda Pilot. This is one of the most popular crossover SUVs which has with it the standard Honda electronic stability control. This car sells around $27,000 to $35,500 and has a fuel economy of 19 mpg.

Next on the list is the Hyundai Entourage which the new minivan from Hyundai. This vehicle with a selling price at around $24,000 to $29,000 and an overall fuel economy at 20 mpg, is very much like the Kia Sedona only that the Kia Sedona has a smooth and quiet ride with comfortable interior and solid build quality. This is quoted from the "Editors Top Recommended Vehicle" by Edmunds.com.

Another car mentioned earlier, the Kia Sedona also managed to snag a position on the list. Having a fuel economy of 20 mpg and sold at $20,500 to $26,000, the Kia Sedona represents an "excellent value", again, this is recommended by Edmunds. Com.

The Mercedes-Benz M-Class is also on the list. This crossover vehicle handles very well considering its size. This $43,000 to $85,000 class has a fuel economy of 19 for ML350 and 16 for the ML500. This car has its featured top parts and the .

Another on the list is the Subaru B9 Tribeca which sells at around $30,000 to $37,000 with a fuel economy of 20 mpg. This particular vehicle has some peculiar design and performs well in crash tests. Another Subaru, the Forester, rank in the top. This Subaru has 25mpg and price around $30,000 to $37,000. Still, another Subaru, the Legacy which is an all-wheel-drive and can perform strongly in the crash tests sells around $20,500 to $34,000 and has a fuel economy of 25 mpg.

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