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If you are in the market for a new car, then chances are, it will be hard to ignore the safety features of cars, and the existing safety picks of the industry. Auto makers and dealers today are marketing their cars, with a strong focus on the safety features of the different makes and models. And it also helps if the marketed makes and models go the nod or at least secured four stars at least from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety or IIHS. Dealers and car makers often scramble to come up with the most aggressive marketing campaigns just to attract the attention of customers and car buyers looking for a complete car, that is both stylish and safe. A ‘safety pick’ has become an ‘ace’ on the sleeve of the manufacturer, which can boost sales. And for the car buyer and shopper, it’s a green flag saying that the car is worth a look, and even worth a buy. So what are the leading safe cars to watch on the road this 2017? Well, if you are in the market for a safe car to drive for your family, then these 6 cars released this 2017 is worth your time.

1. 2017 Chevrolet Volt (Small Cars)

More than its smartness and technologies, the 2017 (and even the 2018) Chevrolet Volt is considered a safe car on the road. The latest validation comes not from the manufacturer, but from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety or IIHS. And based on the crash tests and assessments made on the car, the Chevrolet Volt performed quite well, earning a ‘Top Safety Pick; from the organization, considered as the highest rating possible in terms of safety. The 2017 version of the Volt is one of the safest that protects and guides drivers n the road. This year, it maintained all the usual safety add-ons that made the model a top safety pick last year. For its 2017 edition, the Volt plug-in hybrid comes with headlights that live up to crash test results. The Chevy Volt also promotes anxiety-free driving, thanks to the inclusion of a gasoline engine that charges the electric battery while on the move. And as a show of commitment from the company, the 2018 version of the Volt is ready to take on the safety challenge as well. The 2018 Chevrolet Volt is fitted with Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and the Forward Safety Awareness.

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