25 Safest SUVs You Can Buy Now

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These 25 SUVs Perform the Best in Safety Testing

This article covers mainstream SUVs. Take a look at our article on Safest Luxury SUVs to see how upscale SUVs rate. 

One of the most important factors leading car shoppers to SUVs and crossovers is safety. Consumers see SUVs as safer than cars due to their size, availability of all-wheel drive, and a commanding view of the road. But some SUVs are better than others when it comes to safety scores. 

On the following pages, we'll explore the safest SUVs in the marketplace, starting with models that have good scores and proceeding to those with excellent scores. Note that our scores may change as we receive updated information, and may not match those score you'll see on the individual vehicle reviews.

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