Three large cars have joined the ranks of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety "Top Safety Pick-Plus" designation.
According to the ranking, chance of survival if involved in an accident is higher for drivers and passengers in these cars.
The Toyota Avalon was promoted to a “Top Safety Pick Plus” from a “Top Safety” pick because engineers improved the aim of headlights on models built after March.
But the Chevrolet Impala and Tesla Model S all had "good" ratings in four of the five crash tests.
They got "acceptable" performances in small overlap front crashes.