Cars Designed to offer excellent Safety- Top 4

Published On By Saurav Kumar at CarBay

We have witnessed many cars that score good in all-round modern features but fail to provide all-round protection to its consumers. Safety and security must be taken on priority while designing the car right from the beginning. Everything matters when it comes to safety including the chassis design and build quality. If the build quality is good and made from premium material then the chances of surviving any fatal damage is least but one single mistake can take someone's precious life. So, we have come up with some prominent brand model names which offer best in-class safety features including over-all appeal. These vehicles are designed while keeping safety in top priority and offers what exactly the consumers wants to see while buying a car.

Volvo XC90

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Volvo XC90 is based on standard City Safety technology has gone through the Euro NCAP (New Car Assessment Program) safety tests and successfully scored 100% in crash performance and crash avoidance. Therefore, XC90 becomes the first car to top the Euro NCAP Autonomous Emergency Braking tests and Car rear-end tests.

Dr. Peter Mertens, Senior Vice President, Research & Development at Volvo Car Group said, “This is further proof that with Volvo XC90 we have developed one of the safest cars in the world. In fact, we scored one hundred percent in the Safety Assist category. From an industry perspective, Volvo Cars remain the leader in car safety innovation and miles ahead of the competition with our standard safety offer.”

XC90 comes equipped with advanced pedestrian protection feature along with independent safety regulators.

Lexus NX

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The 2015 Lexus NX crossover has achieved a very good rating in crash-tests. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has given the NX a five-star overall rating that includes four stars in frontal impact and five for side impact. It has managed to be in top-tier in occupant protection by the renowned Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) testing.

Moreover, Lexus NX comes fitted with eight standard airbags including front and side bags for the two front-seat passengers. It also features side-curtain airbags to cover the front and rear side windows. A driver's knee airbag and a new front-seat passenger cushion airbag has been included to provide all-round protection.

NX also offers Optional electronic safety features such as Pre-Collision Safety System, which senses collisions impending with any obstacles via sensors. It warns the driver both with a light and a buzzer in case any crash is imminent, and will automatically brake if the driver doesn't respond on time. Additionally, a rising window line provides best view out the rear side, and the rear-vision camera becomes an ultimate necessity for safe reversing and parking.

Mercedes-Benz S Class

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Mercedes-Benz S Class comes with disc brakes in the front-wheel drive, ventilated brakes in the rear. There are a total of 10 airbags available for active safety of the passengers. Majority of feature that come into your mind have been included such as ABS, EBD, BA, Hill Start Assist, and ESP are available. The adaptive brake system installed with hill start system and HOLD function gives peak security. The adaptive LED brake light with flashes make drive safer by sensing critical situation and raising alarm. The Distronic Plus Proximity Control System is optimized to maintain the vehicle at desirable speed and automatically maintain distance between the nearest vehicle.

BMW 7-Series Sedan

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All 2015 BMW 7-Series models comes equipped with standard antilock brakes, traction and stability control. It gets fully loaded front side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, front knee airbags and active front head restraints. Also, standard is the BMW Assist emergency communication system, which comes with automatic crash notification, an emergency response button, and remote door unlock. The driver assistance plus package also includes Multiple Parking Cameras, Blind Spot Warning System, Lane Departure Warning System, Park Assist, Drowsiness Monitor, and Collision Mitigation System with Automatic Braking.

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