2017 RAV4 Top Safety Pick

Safety is incredibly important when looking at a new vehicle purchase, which is why companies like the IIHS, or Insurance Institute of Highway Driving are so important. This site gives a complete overview of how the 2017 Toyota RAV4 will deal in a crash situation, and how safe it will keep drivers and passengers in various situations.

The RAV4 received a rating of Good (the top rating available) for Crashworthiness in all categories, including side, roof strength and head restraints & seats. It also received a Superior rating for Crash Avoidance & Mitigation, which again is the top rating available.

The IIHS also details how each aspect of the car can be expected to react in a crash situation, and what potential injuries are indicated after tests with the crash dummie. This will give prospective buyers a good idea of how the RAV4 would protect the passengers and drivers in an emergency situation. On top of overall ratings and detailed rundowns, the IIHS also includes a full list of additional safety features included in the crossover, including side, seat cushion and driver knee airbags, electronic stability control, antilock brakes and daytime running lights.

To see the full report visit the IIHS site: iihs.org