Safest SUVs in America for 2021

IIHS Top Safety Pick+
Sport-utility vehicles and crossovers are some of the most popular vehicles in America, and safety is a big concern for shoppers when considering a new vehicle. Every new car sold in America must meet standards mandated by Title 49 of the United States Code, Chapter 301, for motor vehicle safety, but not all vehicles are created equal. While airbags, seat belts and crumple zones keep occupants safe in a crash, technologies available in many new SUVs work to prevent the crash itself. Those systems vary among automakers — some use radar, others use cameras — but the goal for the safest SUVs in America is lessening or avoiding impacts without the need for driver input.

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