Mazda has the most 2020 IIHS “TOP SAFETY PICK+” awards than any other automaker

03 / March / 2020
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2020 Mazda3 Sedan and Hatchback, Mazda6, CX-3, CX-5 earn IIHS “TOP SAFETY PICK+“ AWARD WASHINGTON, DC– The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently announced that the Mazda3 Sedan and Hatchback, Mazda6, CX-3, and CX-5 vehicles have earned its 2020 TOP SAFETY PICK+ award. Mazda’s CX-9 Crossover earns an additional TOP SAFETY PICK for 2020 Model Year (MY) when equipped with specific headlights. IIHS noted Mazda as a standout, earning more awards than any other automaker.

To qualify for the 2020 TOP SAFETY PICK and TOP SAFETY PICK+ awards, Mazda vehicles earned good ratings in each of the Institute’s six crashworthiness evaluations: moderate overlap front, driver-side small overlap front, passenger-side small overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraints & seats. Mazda vehicles also earned advanced or superior ratings for front crash prevention in both vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-pedestrian evaluations. Additionally, Mazda achieved good or acceptable headlight ratings, with the “plus” awarded to its models that come exclusively with good or acceptable rated headlights.

“We are proud to be the top 2020 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ award recipient. It’s a big accomplishment and stems from our commitment to our owners,” said Mazda spokesperson. “Always keeping our customers in mind, Mazda is dedicated to providing the most advanced safety technologies, giving our customers a more enjoyable and confident driving experience.”

Mazda’s i-Activsense is an umbrella term covering a series of advanced safety technologies which make use of detection devices such as milli-wave radars and cameras. They include active safety technologies that support safer driving by helping the driver to recognize potential hazards, and pre-crash safety technologies which help to avert collisions or reduce their severity in situations where they cannot be avoided. Mazda’s i-Activsense advanced safety technologies include Advanced Smart City Brake Support with Pedestrian Detection, Smart Brake Support with Collision Warning, Smart Brake Support, Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go Function, Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Warning System with Lane-Keep Assist, Driver Attention Alert, High Beam Control, Adaptive Front-Lighting System, and Traffic Sign Recognition.

To learn more about Mazda’s i-Activsense advanced safety technology, please visit the Mazda website -

The IIHS is an independent, non-governmental safety-testing organization, funded by the insurance industry. For more information, visit

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Introducing the 2020 model range with the highest safety ratings, Mazda spokesperson said.“Each Mazda vehicle is brought to life through a sense of motion and speed, even at a complete standstill through impassioned designers and engineers. Mazda’s “soul of motion” KODO design philosophy is reflected in the sleek and aerodynamic lines breathing life into the car. The design embodies the dynamic beauty of life, the power and elegance of a wild animal in the instant when it pounces on its prey. That's the essence of the ultimate “Motion Form” envisioned by Mazda and the reason why Mazda stands unique in a diverse marketplace.”

Feel Pure Driving Pleasure: Skyactiv Technology

Mazda’s path breaking SKYACTIV family of technologies that lifts performance to new heights and delivers sheer driving pleasure at the same time. Mazda is constantly looking for ways to increase the efficiency of its engines without sacrificing performance. While most of the automotive world has given up on innovating the internal combustion engine, Mazda believes there is still room for improvement. Effortless joyful driving makes one feel alive!

Kodo Design - Breathing Life into the Car

The Kodo – Soul Motion design, breathing life into the car, has been redefined by strengthening the low, wide expression of the evolved Mazda identity. Mazda has settled on ‘refined toughness’ as a keyword and challenged themselves to elevate the KODO concept to a new level. Inspired by traditional Japanese crafts, Mazda has pursued minimalist aesthetics -LESS IS MORE CONCEPT free of all non-essential elements. The result is a bold and premium-looking exterior, and an interior that gives all occupants a pleasant feeling.

Driving Dynamics

Mazda new generation vehicles are equipped with G-Vectoring Control Plus, the first of the SKYACTIV-VEHICLE DYNAMICS technologies. Driving performance has been polished in line with human sensibilities, realizing dynamic behavior that corresponds with driver expectations and a comfortable ride with minimal torso-sway for all vehicle’s occupants. The cabin is quieter, allowing for more comfortable conversation, and the rear seats provide greater levels of comfort and usability.


Mazda’s unwavering commitment to making vehicles that thrill and delight is evident in the driving dynamics derived from the confident inspiring i-ACTIV AWD which is far ahead in technology and performance than any contemporary crossover SUV.

The assurance of i-ACTIV all-wheel drive comes through its sensors, which take into account factors like steering angle, throttle inputs and wheel-spin along with temperature and use of wipers to paint a clear picture of the outside conditions. i-ACTIV all-wheel drive can adjust power output more than 200 times per second, using 27 different variables, to “predict” what the road conditions look like.

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