Mazda CX-90 PHEV: Top Safety Pick+

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Mazda’s CX-90 PHEV, a midsize SUV, has earned the prestigious Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). This recognition is a testament to the vehicle’s exceptional safety features and performance in rigorous crash tests.

Top Safety Pick+ Criteria:
To achieve the 2024 Top Safety Pick+ award, vehicles must excel in several safety tests. These include:

  • Good ratings in the small overlap front and updated side tests.
  • Good or acceptable ratings in the updated moderate overlap front test.
  • An acceptable or good rating in the pedestrian front crash prevention evaluation.
  • Acceptable or good-rated headlights across all trim levels.

CX-90 PHEV’s Performance:

The 2024 CX-90 PHEV distinguished itself with a good rating in the updated moderate overlap front test, a critical factor that sets it apart from the lower-tier Top Safety Pick award. The vehicle’s structure demonstrated impressive resilience, and measurements from both the driver and rear passenger dummies indicated no significant injury risks.

Front Crash Prevention System:

The CX-90 PHEV comes standard with a front crash prevention system that earned a good rating in the IIHS’s pedestrian test. This feature underscores Mazda’s commitment to safety and pedestrian protection.

Headlight Safety:

All trims of the CX-90 PHEV are equipped with acceptable-rated LED projector headlights, ensuring adequate visibility and safety during nighttime driving.

The Mazda CX-90 PHEV’s recognition as a Top Safety Pick+ by the IIHS highlights its robust safety features and superior crash performance. By meeting stringent safety criteria and excelling in various crash tests, the CX-90 PHEV proves to be a reliable and secure choice for consumers prioritizing safety in their vehicles.

Mazda’s achievement with the CX-90 PHEV underscores the brand’s dedication to safety and innovation, setting a high standard in the automotive industry.

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