2021 CX-5 Recognized as Only Vehicle to Achieve Top Rating in New IIHS Side Impact Test

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Oct. 27, 2021 /CNW/ – The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced currently that a Mazda CX-5 achieved a tip opening and was a usually car out of 20 tiny SUVs to acquire a tip “Good” rating in a new side pile-up test. This was a initial exam array of 2020-2021 indication year vehicles regulating a some-more difficult test, directed during addressing aloft astringency crashes by regulating a heavier separator roving during a aloft speed to copy a distinguished vehicle.


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“Safety is a tip priority during Mazda, and we have prolonged researched how to strengthen occupants in side impacts,” pronounced Masaki Ueno, clamp boss of RD, design, and peculiarity assurance, Mazda North American Operations. “We have complicated real-world crashes and used mechanism make-believe to cruise physique structure and bucket paths, ensuing in a strong pattern that has existed in a CX-5 given a 2017 indication year.”

“We grown this new exam since we suspected there was room for some-more progress, and these formula endorse that,” IIHS President David Harkey says. “The good rating for a CX-5 shows that strong word in a some-more serious side pile-up is achievable.”

Mazda is unapproachable to supplement this tip feat to a list of accolades from IIHS, including all tested Mazda vehicles earning a IIHS 2021 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK or TOP SAFETY PICK+, a tip endowment in safety. When versed with discretionary front pile-up impediment technology, a 2021 Mazda3, Mazda3 Sport, Mazda6, CX-30 (built after September 2020), and CX-5 all accept a tip reserve nomination accessible from IIHS. CX-9 also receives a agency’s tip endowment with customary equipment, and a CX-3 subcompact crossover earns a 2021 TOP SAFETY PICK endowment when versed with discretionary front pile-up impediment and specific headlights.

The IIHS is an independent, non-governmental safety-testing organization, saved by a word industry. For some-more information, revisit https://www.iihs.org/ratings/top-safety-picks.

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