Volvo has a repute for building protected vehicles, so it substantially won’t warn many that a code has perceived another 2017 Top Safety Pick+ award, this time for a newly redesigned 2018 Volvo XC60.
Top Safety Pick+ is a tip respect awarded by a IIHS and is released when a car scores a tip rating of “Good” in all 5 pile-up exam evaluations, including tiny overlie front, assuage overlie front, side, roof strength, and conduct restraints and seats, in further to an “Advanced” or “Superior” rating for front pile-up impediment and an “Acceptable” or “Good” rating for a headlights evaluation.
On tip of a 5 “Good” pile-up exam ratings, a 2018 XC60 perceived a tip rating of “Superior” for front pile-up impediment by scrupulously warning a motorist of a probable collision and avoiding both a 12 mph and 25 mph frontal collision interjection to a customary City Safety pile-up deterrence system. The “Superior” rating for a City Safety underline is adult from a effusive model’s “Advanced” rating. Last year’s indication did accept a “Superior” rating though that was with a discretionary Full Auto Brake and Pedestrian Detection underline that is now transposed by a City Safety system. For a headlights evaluation, a second tip rating of “Acceptable” was released with a discretionary full LED headlights found in a “Advanced” package, down from final year’s rating of “Good.”
In further to a customary City Safety feature, a 2018 Volvo XC60 is accessible with a prolonged list of reserve facilities including Active Bending Lights with involuntary high beams, Adaptive Cruise Control with Pilot Assist, Blind Spot Information System with Steer Assist and Cross Traffic Alert, Driver Alert Control, Lane Keeping Aid, Oncoming Lane Mitigation, Road Sign Information, Rear Collision Warning, and involuntary braking after collision features.
This is zero new for Volvo. Both a 2017 Volvo XC90 crossover and S90 sedan are Top Safety Picks though missed a “+” nomination due to a second lowest measure of Marginal in a headlights evaluation. The V60 wagon and S60 sedan fared improved and were both awarded Top Safety Pick+ for 2017.