Everyone likes to pile on Italian automobiles for alleged high quality and reliability points, however there is not any denying that the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia is one correctly protected automobile.
The Insurance coverage Institute for Freeway Security (IIHS) introduced Tuesday that the 2017 Giulia earned its Prime Security Choose+ award, the very best such accolade given out from the non-government group.
With a view to obtain this, the Giulia wanted to resist the IIHS’ battery of crash assessments, together with the troublesome small-overlap check. The Giulia did precisely that, attaining the very best ranking of Good for every crash check.
The IIHS additionally elements crash prevention and headlights into its award. The Giulia achieved a crash-prevention ranking of Superior, due to its non-compulsory automated emergency braking and ahead collision warning. On the headlight entrance, the Giulia was ranked Good, however solely with the non-compulsory adaptive HID projector headlights with auto excessive beams — the base-trim headlights have been rated Poor for extreme glare and honest visibility in curves.
The one factor stopping an ideal rating was the child-seat tether system. The LATCH anchors have been docked for being too deep within the seat, making maneuverability troublesome for fogeys hooking up a toddler seat. Right here, the Giulia was solely rated Marginal.