New Saab 9-4X crossover has earned recognition ‘ Top Safety Pick ‘ , the highest level of recognition for the security granted by the Insurance ” Institute for Highway Safety” (IIHS ) in the USA . Only three weeks ago , the Saab 9-5 Sedan received the same accolade .
” Reach out in three weeks , two awards Top Safety Picks is a remarkable result,” says Per Lenhoff , Head of Safety vehicles in Saab Automobile . ” Our main objective has always been the actual safety of users of the vehicle and to the actual conditions of possible accidents, and the IIHS test a good indicator of our customers and for us it is very important this result . ”
IIHS is a research and communications organization established by insurance companies operating in the United States . Testing includes front and side impacts . You can test the seats and head restraints in the last flight of vehicles in order to reduce whiplash injuries to the head, also test the roof and protection during a rollover .
Results are graded as ‘ excellent’ , ‘ acceptable ‘ , ‘ borderline ‘ or ‘ bad’ during each test and to give recognition ‘ Top Safety Pick ‘ , a vehicle in all elements of the test must get the highest score for each individual trial .