2014 Fiat 500L Wins IIHS Top Safety Pick
Automakers are always keen on introducing safe designs and automobiles that can offer better passenger protection. Chrysler has now made an announcement that The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety today has named the all new 2014 Fiat 500L a Top Safety Pick for 2013. IIHS said that the all new Fiat 500L is an innovative hatchback that offers so much to the consumers which also includes safety. The new four door B-segment hatchback has been one of the two cars that have earned better ratings at the IIHS evaluations. Chrysler said that they are glad that in the last 10 months around 14 of their cars have received better ratings which is quite an achievement for the company for the year 2013.
Jason Stoicevich Head of Fiat Brand for North America Chrysler Group LLC said that the all new 2014 Fiat 500L combines the Italian style factor with the advanced features that they have. The car has reactive head restraints and seven standard air bags that make it one of the safest hatchbacks in the market. Chrysler also revealed that the other car that has received the same kind of rating is the all new 2014 Jeep Cherokee which is also equipped with 10 standard air bags and features 65% content ratio of advanced technology steel combined with better interior.
IIHS also revealed that they make sure that their vehicles are performance oriented and safe as well and therefore they pay lot of attention to the safety measures that they incorporate in the vehicle. In the last few 10 months, IIHS has voted 2013 Fiat 500 minicar, 2013 Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger, 2013 Chrysler Town and Country, 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan, 2013 Dodge Journey, 2014 Durango and 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2014 Jeep Patriot that have received Top Safety Pick award.