Published on April 28th, 2021 | by Subhash Nair


All Volvo Cars Have IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus

100% of the models sold by Volvo Cars has Top Safety Pick Plus from the IIHS.

When it comes to safety, few brands have taken things as seriously as Volvo Cars. For decades, safety has been a core component.

Volvo S90 Small Overlap Crash Test

It’s not surprising that they’ve become the first brand to receive Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) ratings for every one of their models from the American Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. (IIHS) At the same time, that doesn’t make the achievement any less impressive.

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The latest model to receive a TSP+ rating was the Volvo XC40 Recharge, a fully-electric variant of the XC40 facelift.

IIHS TSP+ Volvo XC40 Recharge
Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD in Glacier Silver

Here’s the press release with more.


The fully electric Volvo XC40 Recharge has earned a TOP SAFETY PICK PLUS (TSP+) from the American Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The addition of this vehicle means Volvo Cars is the only brand to achieve TSP+ across its entire product range.

The Volvo XC40 Recharge is the first fully electric small SUV to earn the award, and adds to the record set last month for the most single year TSP+ awards earned by any car maker since TSP+ honors began in 2013.

IIHS awards TSP+ status to vehicles that provide the highest level of safety. Volvo Cars received nine TSP+ awards in February, five in March and now one in April, totaling 15 awards for 2021.

The focus Volvo Cars puts on safety systems as standard, including forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking, combined with advanced pedestrian and cyclist collision prevention, sets the company apart.

The fully electric Volvo XC40 Recharge joins the following vehicles earning TSP+

The following vehicles produced after September 2020 have been awarded the TOP SAFETY PICK PLUS award from IIHS as of March 31, 2021:

  • Volvo S90
  • Volvo S90 Recharge
  • Volvo V90
  • Volvo V90 Cross Country

The following vehicles have been awarded the TOP SAFETY PICK PLUS award from IIHS as of March 31, 2021:

  • Volvo V60 Cross Country

They join the following vehicles awarded the TOP SAFETY PICK PLUS in February:

  • Volvo S60
  • Volvo S60 Recharge
  • Volvo V60
  • Volvo V60 Recharge
  • Volvo XC40
  • Volvo XC60
  • Volvo XC60 Recharge
  • Volvo XC90
  • Volvo XC90 Recharge

The company’s vision is that no one should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo. Volvo has consistently innovated new safety features, including the introduction of a speed cap in new cars, run-off road protection, and a new suite of safety sensors debuting in the Volvo XC40 Recharge.

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