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The Safest Vehicles for 2018

January 4, 2018

Next to price, safety is the most important attribute consumers look for when buying a vehicle. After all, the main purpose of a car is to transport you and your most precious cargo, and knowing your vehicle has a top safety rating can give you peace of mind.

To help you figure out which cars available today are the safest, The Car Connection created a list of the safest cars for 2018, based on a variety of factors including crash-test results, and available safety technology.

If you're considering purchasing any of these vehicles, I recommend you use TrueCar No Haggle and Edmunds Price Promise to get the best price from local dealers.

Safest Vehicles for 2018

VehicleNotes
2018 Genesis G80 high level of standard safety equipment including automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, and adaptive cruise control.
2018 Lincoln Continentalscores well on all crash tests including the difficult headlight test
2018 Mercedes Benz E-Classhas some of the most advanced safety options available anywhere
2018 Subaru ImprezaSubaru's EyeSight advanced tech package comes as an additional option, but well worth the price
2018 Subaru LegacyThe EyeSight package comes as an option, scores well on crash tests
2018 Toyota Camryloaded with safety tech, including automated braking and adaptive cruise control on every model.

My Recommendation for Car Shoppers

TrueCar, Edmunds, and 1-800 Car Show are the quickest way to see the lowest car prices in your area. These sites show you no-haggle prices from dealers closest to you - and the deals are usually really good. This should be the first step you take when negotiating your car price. Follow this up with my checklist to make sure you squeeze out every last bit of savings.

California Residents - Important:

There is a new online car buying service called Roadster, available only to California residents, which I highly recommend you try - especially if you hate the stress of haggling with a car salesman. They provide an expert concierge who negotiates the price of the car and delivers it to your home with zero hassle - you never have to interact with a dealership. Here is my in-depth review of Roadster and why I recommend it.

- Gregg Fidan

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Gregg Fidan + is the founder of RealCarTips. After being ripped off on his first car purchase, he devoted several years to figuring out the best ways to avoid scams and negotiate the best car deals. He has written hundreds of articles on the subject of car buying and taught thousands of car shoppers how to get the best deals.

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