Auburn Hills, Michigan – The 2010 Dodge Avenger and Chrysler Sebring models have earned the highest Top Safety Pick rating from the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

Available safety equipment on the models include electronic stability control, traction control, brake assist, anti-lock brakes, and side airbags.

“A vehicle that earns the Top Safety Pick designation provides the best overall protection in the three most common kinds of crashes,” said Adrian Lund, president of IIHS. “Top-level crash-test performance plus electronic stability control to help keep drivers out of crashes are the tough criteria needed to earn this award.”

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