Matt Case - March 11th, 2024 - 5:58am PST 

    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, a renowned auto safety nonprofit, has unveiled its annual Top Safety Pick awards. In a year marked by stricter standards, including enhanced protections for rear passengers and pedestrians,

    22 vehicle models distinguished themselves by securing the prestigious Top Safety Pick+ accolade. Noteworthy among the awardees are the Acura Integra, lauded as the top small car, and the Honda Accord, celebrated as the leading midsize car.

    In the SUV categories, the Genesis GV60 took the crown in the small SUV segment, while the Ford Explorer and Acura MDX were honored as the top midsize SUV and midsize luxury SUV, respectively. These vehicles excelled in evaluations encompassing crashworthiness, crash avoidance, and mitigation, demonstrating their commitment to passenger safety.