Considering the exorbitant prices of most luxury cars, it’s a
veritable godsend for many cash-strapped consumers when genius
car manufacturers have invented cars worth their sticker prices.
Thus it strips off the word luxury, bearing the meaning that it
holds up to its name because of its price and nothing else.
Today, prominent car manufacturers like BMW and AUDI had been
ravishing the limelight after they received recognition from
Consumer Reports on its latest models.
The cars were among the safest cars on the road.
BMW 330i’s general safety features that placed it on the top of
the list are panic button alarm, side guard door beams, and
child-safety door locks.
It is also equipped with driver airbags, a passenger air bag
cutoff switch or sensor, a passenger airbag, front side airbag,
and side head curtain airbags. The second row side airbag is
For added protection, the BMW 330i is equipped with anti- theft
prevention features. These features are the selective locking or
unlocking feature, the locking fuel filler door or cap, valet
lockout, and the vehicle anti-lockout device.
It is equipped with a stability control that effectively
protects the driver from any swerving or uncontrolled motion.
Moreover, because of the many incidences wherein sudden
inflation of airbags had caused accidents, mostly children, BMW
330i airbags are endowed with smart dual-thresholds, sensor, and
dual-stage deployment that curb any airbags inflation that were
On the other hand, the Audi A4 luxury car also speaks of genuine
The safety break features enable the Audi A4 to safeguard its
occupants in the event that an accident happens or whenever the
road becomes slippery.
A dual-stage and dual-threshold airbag supplemental restraints
with occupant sensors were also provided.
It also has a new system of seat belts management and usability
that features a safer way of employing seat belts while on the
Plus, it has child-friendly safety features like LATCH or the
lower anchorage and tethers for children system situated at the
rear seats, and child safety rear door locks.
With all these safety features, no wonder they were among the
safest cars on the road. This is not just mere recognition for
most buyers but also a way of saving more money when getting
It is because most auto insurance companies charge lower premium
rates to drivers who drive safe cars. There are also auto
insurance companies that offer additional anti-theft or vehicle
Moreover, cars, like the ones mentioned, who performed well on
car crash tests will keep you safe in an accident and as a side
benefit most likely get you lower auto insurance premiums.
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