2018 toyota Corolla Exterior View in Red and Rear View of 2018 Toyota Corolla iM

Toyota Earns Distinctions for Safety with Seven 2018 Vehicles

2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick and Top Safety Pick+ Awards for Toyota Models

Toyota is leading the market with the application of active safety features as standard equipment. As such, a large list of Toyota’s 2018 models have been selected as 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick and 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick + recipients. Take a look at the 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick and Top Safety Pick+ awards for Toyota models and see which vehicles earned this distinction.


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Award Requirements and Criteria

The requirements set out by the IIHS for their highest honors were strengthened for the 2018 model year. To qualify for the TSP award, a vehicle must have Good ratings in driver-side small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, and roof strength and head restraint tests, as well as Advanced or Superior rating for front crash prevention, and an Acceptable or Good headlight rating. To qualify for the TSP+ award, vehicles were required to earn Good ratings in driver-side small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, and roof strength and head restraint tests, as well as Acceptable or Good rating in the passenger-side small overlap front test, Advanced or Superior rating for front crash prevention, and a Good headlight rating.

“We’re pleased to have so many vehicles recognized by IIHS, especially with the completely redesigned 2018 Camry receiving its highest safety award. Toyota and Lexus remain committed to providing safe and reliable vehicles and we’re proud to have Toyota Safety Sense and Lexus Safety System+ as standard equipment on almost every new model in our lineup,” said Chris Nielsen, executive vice president of product support and chief quality officer of Toyota Motor North America.

2018 Toyota Vehicle Winners

2018 Toyota Camry in Red and Silver Exterior Front End View
Exterior View of 2018 Toyota Camry in Silver

The 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ winner was the Toyota Camry with specific headlights. The 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick winners from Toyota include the Toyota Avalon with specific headlights, the Toyota Corolla, the Toyota Prius, the Toyota Prius Prime, the Toyota RAV4 with specific headlights, and the Toyota Highlander.


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Do you have questions regarding the 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick and Top Safety Pick+ awards for Toyota models? Contact us at Serra Toyota of Decatur! We’ll go through all of the criteria for the awards and demonstrate the various safety innovations that are present in 2018 Toyota vehicles. Take a look at these generously-equipped models in our inventory and then come test drive one today!