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10 of the Safest Cars of 2021

If you’re in the market for a new vehicle, chances are, you’d like to buy one that you know will be safe and reliable. As you know, not all vehicles are created equal, so it’s important to research crash and safety ratings of all the vehicles you are considering.

To make it easier on you, we’ve compiled a list of the safest cars of 2021, according to Kelley Blue Book (KBB). If safety is a top priority when purchasing your new car, you may want to consider looking into these vehicles:

1. 2021 Kia Telluride

2. 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

3. 2021 Toyota RAV4

4. 2021 Hyundai Palisade

5. 2021 Mazda CX-30

6. 2021 Honda Pilot

7. 2021 Subaru Crosstrek

8. 2021 Acura RDX

9. 2021 Hyundai Kona

10. 2021 Kia Sportage

#1 - 2021 Kia Telluride

  • 4.8 KBB expert safety rating
  • 23 miles per gallon (MPG) combined
    • 20 MPG city
    • 26 MPG highway
  • 5.0 crash test rating
    • Frontal crash - 4.0
    • Side barrier - 5.0
    • Rollover rating - 4.0
    • Side crash - 5.0
  • Lane-departure warning/lane-keep assist
  • Automatic emergency braking system
  • Blind-spot monitoring

#2 - 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

  • 4.8 KBB expert safety rating
  • 40 MPG combined
    • 41 MPG city
    • 38 MPG highway
  • 5.0 crash test rating
    • Frontal crash - 4.0
    • Side barrier - 5.0
    • Rollover rating - 4.0
    • Side crash - 5.0
  • Toyota Safety Sense 2.0
  • Blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert
  • Safety Connect

#3 - 2021 Toyota RAV4

  • 4.8 KBB expert safety rating
  • 29 MPG combined
    • 27 MPG city
    • 33 MPG highway
  • 5.0 crash test rating
    • Frontal crash - 4.0
    • Side barrier - 5.0
    • Rollover rating - 4.0
    • Side crash - 5.0
  • Toyota Safety Sense 2.0
  • Blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert
  • Safety Connect

#4 - 2021 Hyundai Palisade

  • 4.7 KBB expert safety rating
  • 21 MPG combined
    • 19 MPG city
    • 24 MPG highway
  • 5.0 crash test rating
    • Frontal crash - 5.0
    • Side barrier - 5.0
    • Rollover rating - 4.0
    • Side crash - 5.0
  • Hyundai Smart Sense
  • Rear Occupant Alert
  • Safe Exit Assist

#5 - 2021 Mazda CX-30

  • 4.7 KBB expert safety rating
  • 26 MPG combined
    • 24 MPG city
    • 31 MPG highway
  • 5.0 crash test rating
    • Frontal crash - 5.0
    • Side barrier - 5.0
    • Rollover rating - 4.0
    • Side crash - 5.0
  • i-ActivSense
  • Driver Attention Alert
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

#6 - 2021 Honda Pilot

  • 4.6 KBB expert safety rating
  • 22 MPG combined
    • 19 MPG city
    • 26 MPG highway
  • 5.0 crash test rating
    • Frontal crash - 4.0
    • Side barrier - 5.0
    • Rollover rating - 4.0
    • Side crash - 5.0
  • Honda Sensing
  • Blind-spot monitoring with cross-traffic alert
  • 3-row side-curtain airbags with rollover sensor

#7 - 2021 Subaru Crosstrek

  • 4.6 KBB expert safety rating
  • 25 MPG combined
    • 22 MPG city
    • 29 MPG highway
  • 5.0 crash test rating
    • Frontal crash - 4.0
    • Side barrier - 5.0
    • Rollover rating - 4.0
    • Side crash - 5.0
  • EyeSight
  • Blind-spot monitor with rear cross-traffic alert
  • Reverse automatic braking

#8 - 2021 Acura RDX

  • 4.5 KBB expert safety rating
  • 23 MPG combined
    • 21 MPG city
    • 27 MPG highway
  • 5.0 crash test rating
    • Frontal crash - 4.0
    • Side barrier - 5.0
    • Rollover rating - 4.0
    • Side crash - 5.0
  • AcuraWatch Safety System
  • Blind Spot Information (BSI) System
  • SH-AWD

#9 - 2021 Hyundai Kona

  • 4.4 KBB expert safety rating
  • 30 MPG combined
    • 28 MPG city
    • 32 MPG highway
  • 5.0 crash test rating
    • Frontal crash - 5.0
    • Side barrier - 5.0
    • Rollover rating - 4.0
    • Side crash - 5.0
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Lane-keeping assistance
  • Blind-spot monitoring

#10 - 2021 Kia Sportage

  • 4.3 KBB expert safety rating
  • 23 MPG combined
    • 21 MPG city
    • 25 MPG highway
  • 5.0 crash test rating
    • Frontal crash - 4.0
    • Side barrier - 5.0
    • Rollover rating - 4.0
    • Side crash - 5.0
  • Forward-collision mitigation with pedestrian detection and automatic braking
  • Blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert
  • Front/rear parking sensors

If you’re shopping for a new car because your old one was totaled in an accident through no fault of your own, our team here at Farnsworth & Vance may be able to help you receive the compensation you deserve. We have helped many other people in similar situations, and we may be able to help you, too. Don’t hesitate to reach out right away with any questions you may have.

Call Farnsworth & Vance today at (907) 290-2576 to speak with an attorney about your potential case.

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