Safest Small Cars of 2016

2016 Volkswagen Golf
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There’s no doubt that performance and interior quality are important components to consider when shopping for a new car, but for a lot of shoppers, safety is a top priority. That’s why crash test results from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) exert significant influence on a car’s overall score in the U.S. News Best Car Rankings. The following small cars have the performance and interior quality to keep you happy, and the top-notch safety scores from IIHS and NHTSA to keep you safe.

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