The Ford F-150 met Honda Ridgeline and Toyota Tundra in the large pickup category, but small pickups continue to be shut out.
The Chevy Cruze was one of 14 GM vehicles to make the IIHS Top Safety Pick list.
The new Chevy Sonic is on the IIHS Top Safety Pick list for another year.
The Mazda3 sedan and hatchback are on the IIHS Top Safety Pick list.
The Chrysler Town & Country is one of five minivans to make the IIHS Top Safety Pick list.
The 2012 Honda Fit is new to the IIHS Top Safety Pick list. Ten of the 18 new additions to the list are Honda/Acura models.
The 2012 Buick Verano, with its 10 standard airbags, is on the list, and completes a sweep of Buick cars and crossovers earning the designation.