When it comes to the abundance of safety features available in new cars today there are two features worth every extra penny you might pay for them.
Car safety is one of the most important factors considered by every car buyer today. Whether or not they know what to look for is another matter altogether.
Electronic Stability Control
First among the safety features you need on your new car is electronic stability control.
Electronic stability control is a fancy name for a bunch of sensors mounted throughout your vehicle that tell the computer at the heart of your vehicle what is happening. This way the computer can make minute adjustments to your vehicle to keep it on the road and keep you and your passengers safe.
According to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for Highway safety, electronic stability control is one of the most important safety features in cars today.
According to studies, electronic stability control is very effective at preventing rollover collisions, which are also the leading cause of vehicle fatalities. In fact, they reduce roll overs by as much as 75 percent depending the type of vehicle you are driving at the time.
Electronic stability control will be offered on 90 percent of all vehicles being manufactured today and will be required on all vehicles starting in 2012. It wasn