Subaru customers will tell you they chose a Subaru because they did the research. With an IIHS 5-star safety rating and new 5 star plus, the choice is simple.

To learn more about safety in your car, watch the video of different models making a small overlap crash. This type of connection on the road is the cause of the most injuries and the most common crash. The design of your vehicle should consider a few areas of utmost importance during the event of an accident.

The Subaru Forester has earned the highest award from the IIHS, and is the only vehicle to ace every part of the test!

Five Star Plus IIHS Safety Rating

Why The Subaru Forester Does So Well

Solid Instrument Panel: Little intrusion into the driver’s space ensures the survival room is maintained.

Steady Steering Column: Stays in place to ensure good contact with the airbag.

Side Curtain Airbags: Ensuring the head does not come into contact with any hard surfaces during a crash.

Knee Airbag: A separate airbag in the lower instrument panel designed to minimize knee injuries in frontal crashes.

Combined with the rest of the Forester’s safety features like anti-lock breaks, electronic stability control and rollover sensors, they ensure the vehicle has a low risk of injury in the event of a motor vehicle crash.

Learn more about how a test is conducted.

Click here for a complete overview of the Forester.