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Safest cars for 2013

Daniel Gutierrez

Safest cars for 2013

CREATED Jan. 2, 2013

Are you in the market for a new car in 2013? The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has a list of the safest models.

It's singling out 13 cars as a Top Safety Pick. They are the Acura TL; Dodge Avenger and the Chrysler 200 4-door; Ford Fusion; Honda Accord 2-door and Honda Accord 4-door.

Also on the list, the Kia Optima; Nissan Altima 4-door; Subaru Legacy and Subaru Outback; Suzuki Kizashi; Volkswagen Passat and Volvo S60. 

The Insurance Institute says these cars offer the highest level of all-around crash protection.