The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick and Top Safety Pick+ Awards identify the best vehicle choices for safety within size categories. Their evaluations help consumers choose vehicles that offer a high level of crash protection and essential safety features.

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2021 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Award

To receive a Top Safety Pick+ Award for 2021, a vehicle must receive ‘good’ ratings in the driver-side small overlap front, passenger-side small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength, and head restraint tests. Vehicles must also receive ‘advanced’ or ‘superior’ ratings for available front crash prevention – vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-pedestrian evaluations, as well as acceptable or good standard headlights.

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The 2021 Subaru Forester received ‘good’ ratings on all crashworthiness tests including both driver-side and passenger-side small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength, and head restraints & seats. The model also received a ‘good’ rating on crash avoidance & mitigation tests for headlights and ‘superior’ ratings on front crash prevention for vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-pedestrian. The model also received a ‘good’ rating for child seat anchors tests for latch ease of use. Learn more about the nine Subaru models that received 2021 Top Safety Pick Awards from IIHS here.

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2021 Subaru Forester

With its combination of convenient technology, advanced safety, and all-weather capability, the 2021 Subaru Forester is a versatile compact SUV. You get peace of mind on every trip with features like standard EyeSight Driver Assist Technology, standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, and the available DriverFocus Distraction Mitigation System.

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Its long-lasting quality is one reason why the Forester has the highest residual value in its class for five years running, according to ALG, and earned both the best resale value and the lowest 5-year cost to own in its class for 2020 from Kelley Blue Book.

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Head to our blog to learn more about the Subaru models that received 2021 IIHS Top Safety Pick Awards. Learn more about how the 2021 Subaru Forester and Subaru Legacy scored Top 10 Picks for Best Cars of The Year from Consumer Reports. Stop by Competition Subaru of Smithtown and explore our large inventory of new and pre-owned vehicles! Test-drive vehicles like the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid2021 Subaru Ascent, and the 2021 Subaru Outback. Be sure to also check out our new Subaru lease specialsservice specials, and parts & accessories specialsSchedule a service online or stop by our Express Service Center where no appointment is needed! Contact us with any questions or concerns you may have. We look forward to seeing you at our Subaru dealership located at 601 Middle Country Road, Saint James, NY!

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