IIHS news release • August 14, 2012
New crash test aims to drive improvements
3 of 11 midsize luxury and near-luxury cars evaluated earn good or
acceptable ratings in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's new
small overlap frontal crash test, the latest addition to a suite of
tests designed to help consumers pick the safest vehicles.
Acura TL and Volvo S60 earn good ratings, while the Infiniti G earns
acceptable. The Acura TSX, BMW 3 series, Lincoln MKZ and Volkswagen CC
earn marginal ratings. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Lexus IS 250/350, Audi
A4 and Lexus ES 350 earn poor.
Full text of release at http://www.iihs.org/news/rss/pr081412.html