Sedan sales keep giving way to more popular SUVs, but the former is still very much alive. For many, their first car is still a sedan. And enthusiasts still prefer the low seating position and driving dynamics of a car. Regardless of where sedan customers are coming from, a good set of safety scores can mean the difference between serious consideration and moving on to another car. So if you’re curious which are the safest sedans for 2020, you’ve come to the right place.
Simple physics suggests a larger, higher-riding SUV wins in a collision against a sedan, but today’s cars have the latest in safety technology to keep young drivers and families alike safe. We look at some of the safest sedans on the market today, based on their crash rating scores from the National Highway Safety Traffic Administration (NHTSA), the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and the safety systems offered on these models. The least expensive models are featured first.