Ford Receives High NHTSA Safety Ratings


PR Newswire - January 23, 2013

Two Ford products received five-star Overall Vehicle Score from the NHTSA in its New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) testing this week.

Find out which two Ford models top the ratings.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) awarded the all-new 2013 Ford Fusion and Fusion Hybrid a five-star Overall Vehicle Score in its New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) testing

The Fusion and Fusion Hybrid feature the Personal Safety Systemâ„¢, new safety belt technologies and a total of eight airbags which are designed to provide enhanced protection for vehicle occupants including redesigned seat-mounted side airbags that deploy lower in the pelvis area in addition to the chest and incorporate new venting technology to further enhance side impact protection

In December 2012, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) named the 2013 Ford Fusion a Top Safety Pick+, the highest recommendation the organization has for vehicle safety.