The Toyota Prius Earns a 5-Star Safety Rating
What does it take it take to earn a 5-Star rating from the IIHS? Create a vehicle that not only meets, but goes beyond the industry standard. You will find exactly that in the 2016 Toyota Prius.
2016 Toyota Prius and the 5-Star Rating Requirements
The 2016 Toyota Prius hatchback has earned a five-star rating from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety. There are five crashworthiness criteria that a car must have to get the five-star rating. They are roof strength, small overlap, head restraints, moderate overlap, side, and seats. The Toyota Prius scored good in every test. With the addition of, the front crash system, this could be the safest car on the road today.
2016 Toyota Prius’ Air Bags
The Toyota Prius hatchback includes many safety features not found on other vehicles. The rollover sensor will deploy the side curtain airbags before a rollover. It is designed to sense the impending event. Driver knee airbags protect the driver’s legs in the case of a frontal collision. This is a separate airbag found in the lower instrument panel. Seat cushion airbags will prevent someone from sliding under the seat belt. There by keeping the seat belts from doing harm instead of good. There are additional airbags on the side to protect from head or body injury.
Safety features of 2016 Toyota Prius
The 2016 Toyota Prius hatchback is not only stylish and economical; it is one of the safest cars on the road. It has been granted a 5-star rating by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. They tested it for crashworthiness, how well you are protected in case of an accident, and crash avoidance, technology that will help prevent a collision. The 2016 Prius has been designed to protect you and your loved ones from every angle. Toyota knows that the important thing after a crash is not the state of the vehicle, it is the condition of the people inside. Making sure that everyone comes out physically well after a crash is our top priority. You can put your car back together, that’s easy. You can’t put your family back together. Making sure that people survive is out number one priority.
Now that you know that the 2016 Toyota Prius is not just fuel efficient, but also will keep you safe on the road, visit the team at Warrenton Toyota to arrange the test drive in your next 2016 Toyota Prius.
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