8 Safety Features You Shouldn't Skip

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Don't Skimp on Safety Features

When buying a new car, you are presented with dozens of choices: Paint color, cloth or leather, lease or buy. Beyond these choices, however, are the decisions about safety technology, which can help you survive a crash, or avoid one in the first place.

We’ve looked at eight safety features that are worth the money, whether they come standard on the new car, or are extra-cost options. Each high-tech safety feature adds another layer of protection to the driver and occupants, as well as pedestrians and drivers of other vehicles on the road.