BMW 5-Series Earns Top Safety Pick

March 20th, 2010

The 2011 BMW 5-Series sedan has earned a distinction of the latest generation four-door would never be able – it has been named Top Safety Pick.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the new 5er the best possible score, after running its series of crash tests, tests that are more stringent than those conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

The preliminary 2010 BMW 5-series failed to meet the great crash test scores. The insurance industry supported IIHS found the 2010 5 Series Sedan to be just “marginal” in the side of the protection and “acceptable” for the sedan and wagon in the chair-based rear impact test.

To qualify for Top Safety Pick award, vehicles must earn the IIHS rating of “good” on the tests, standard stability control, and must also meet a new roof crush standard that the packaging of the Top Safety Picks are depleted for the 2011 model year with a wide margin.

Other large luxury sedans earn the designation, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the Lincoln MKS and the Volvo S80.

Since the top of the charts, we promote the security score in our review of the 2011 BMW 5-series a perfect 10 at 10. We also check to ensure that the new safety assessment include the comparable BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo, BMW says it does not indicate the agency is planning to launch the GT to test separately.

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