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Subaru Impreza, XV Crosstrek Earn Top Crash-Test Score | IIHS Crash Tests - Consumer Reports News
Keep on keepin on, Subaru! :rock:The 2014 Subaru Impreza sedan and hatchback and their high-riding cousin the XV Crosstrek have been awarded the coveted Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s Top Safety Pick+ designation.
The Impreza and XV Crosstrek made the grade earning a Good rating in the Institute’s newest challenge, known as the small-overlap frontal crash test, as well as all the IIHS’s other crash scenarios. These vehicles were modified for the 2014 model year to enhance their performance in this tough test.
To rise to the ranks of Top Safety Pick+, a vehicle has to do well in at least four of the Institute’s five crash scenarios and at least acceptably in the fifth. The Impreza and Crosstrek had already earned Good scores in all the Institute’s other evaluations: front, side, and rear crash test, and roof crush test.
Other Subarus securing top honors are the Legacy sedan, Forester SUV, and Outback wagon.