(KMOV.com) – The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released its top safety ratings for 2014.
The institute crashed cars at 40 MPH to see which ones performed best in an accident. They also judged cars on their ability to prevent crashes.
Some of the small cars to make the list include the Honda Civic 4 Door, Mazda Three and Toyota Prius. The Ford Fusion, Honda Accord, Mazda Six and Subaru Legacy were some of the midsize cars. The top Midsize SUV was the Toyota Highlander and the top minivan was the Honda Odyssey.
In total 39 vehicles received top safety ratings for 2014.