Safest Car Brands You Can Buy in 2019

2019 Volvo XC90
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Safety For All

There was a time when safety was a priority emphasized only by smaller automakers looking to stand out of their particular niche. At some point, it became apparent to the major automakers that saving lives on the road was good for business, and required more than just lip service.

The last decade has been one of the democratization of technology. Be it in-car infotainment systems, or the emergence of Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and even Amazon Alexa integration. More than any other area, the greatest advancement in your average car has been the incorporation of advanced driver assistance systems. Once only available to the wealthy, these high-tech safety systems are now on most affordable subcompact cars, as standard equipment no less.

That means cars are safer than ever, and technology is just one aspect. Brands that have a full portfolio of truly safe cars take holistic approaches, from seatbelts, to crash tests to visibility. There are many brands now that take this approach, so no matter the budget, you can find a full showroom of safe cars. Read on to find the safest car brands, ranked by average safety score.

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