See How Advanced Safety Features Help 2016 Mazda Models Earn Stellar Safety Ratings

By Product Expert | Posted in Mazda News, Mazda Technology on Friday, August 28th, 2015 at 1:47 pm
Top Safety Rated 2016 Mazda Models

Mazda models for 2016 are equipped for safety and your peace of mind.

Top Safety Rated 2016 Mazda Models

Drivers shopping for a new Mazda model often want to know the vehicle’s safety rating. After all, safety plays a big role when it comes to choosing the right car to buy. Thankfully, Mazda models are outfitted with stellar safety features and many receive some of the highest safety ratings available. So, let’s take a look at the top safety rated 2016 Mazda models.

Mazda recently announced that both the 2016 Mazda CX-5 and 2016 Mazda 6 received a “Superior” rating for a test of crash prevention systems completed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). It’s no wonder then that these two models earn high rankings when evaluating top safety rated Mazda’s for the 2016 model year.

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2016 Mazda CX-5 Safety Rating and Review

Just like the model for the 2015 model year, the 2016 Mazda CX-5 has been named a Top Safety Pick+ by the IIHS. The IIHS does crashworthiness tests for head restraints and seats, small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side and roof strength. The 2016 CX-5 received the highest rating of “Good” in each category. Another rating is done for front crash prevention, in which the CX-5 received a rating of “Superior” when outfitted with optional equipment.

Top Safety Rated 2016 Mazda Models 2016 mazda cx-5 safety rating and review 2016 mazda 6 safety rating and reviewAvailable safety feature highlights:

  • Smart Brake Support
  • Smart City Brake Support
  • Distance Recognition Support
  • Adaptive Front-lighting System
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • All-Wheel Drive
  • Rearview Camera

2016 Mazda 6 Safety Rating and Review

The 2016 Mazda 6 endured the same testing categories as the CX-5 and also received a rating of “Good” for each of the five areas of crashworthiness. In addition, the Mazda 6’s front crash prevention rating was also “Superior” with optional equipment. It’s no wonder that the Mazda 6 also received the Top Safety Pick+ recognition.

Available safety feature highlights:

  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control
  • Smart City Brake Support
  • Smart Brake Support With Collision Warning
  • Distance Recognition Support System
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • High Beam Control
  • Adaptive Front-lighting System

Though we are still waiting on ratings for the 2016 Mazda 3, buyers have the option to choose from one stylish mid-size car and an amazingly fuel efficient compact SUV while having peace of mind thanks to these top safety rated 2016 Mazda models.

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