2015 Toyota Sienna Limited front three quarters right

USA: Eight Toyota and Lexus vehicles get IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating

December 24, 2014

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has given eight Toyota and Lexus vehicles “Top Safety Pick+” rating. Four Toyota and Scion vehicles have been named 2015 Top Safety Picks.

The 2015 Toyota / Lexus models rated IIHS Top Safety Pick+ are: Lexus CT (built after September 2014), Lexus RC, Lexus NX, Toyota Prius, Toyota Prius V, Toyota Camry, Toyota Highlander and Toyota Sienna.

The 2015 Toyota / Scion IIHS Top Safety Pick models are: Toyota Avalon, Toyota RAV4 (built after November 2014), Scion FR-S and Scion tC.

More information is available in the press release below.


  • Eight Toyota and Lexus Models Earn Institute’s Highest Top Safety Pick+
  • Four Toyota and Scion Vehicles Named Top Safety Picks

TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 23, 2014 — On the 12th day of Christmas, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) gave to Toyota, 12 awards awarding. In fact, the automaker won more awards than any other automaker, including the most of the Institute’s highest honor.

2015 Lexus RC 350 F SPORT front three quarters right

In all, eight Toyota and Lexus vehicles earned a Top Safety Pick+ rating. IIHS in particular recognized the Prius V for its significantly improved performance all-around in the small overlap crash test – naming it a Top Safety Pick+. The Toyota Sienna was also the only minivan awarded the 2015 Top Safety Pick + designation. IIHS also recognized four additional Toyota and Scion vehicles as 2015 Top Safety Picks.

Toyota’s twelve awards overall were the most in the industry for 2015.

“At Toyota, our focus remains on the safety and peace of mind of our customers,” said Dino Triantafyllos, Toyota’s North American Chief Quality Officer. “We’re pleased the IIHS has recognized the strong and improved safety performance of our vehicles in a range of crash tests.”

2015 Scion FR-S rear three quarters left

2015 Toyota / Lexus Top Safety Pick+ winners are: Lexus CT (built after Sept. 2014), Toyota Prius, Toyota Camry, Toyota Prius v, Lexus RC, Toyota Highlander, Lexus NX and Toyota Sienna.

2015 Toyota / Scion Top Safety Pick Winners are: Toyota/Scion: Scion FR-S, Scion tC, Toyota Avalon and, Toyota RAV4 (built after Nov. 2014).

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