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GM Truck Lineup Earns 5-Star Overall Safety Scores

One of GM’s biggest ongoing projects over the last couple years has been the complete redesign of the GM truck lineup. It’s been a massive and expensive undertaking, but all GM’s work is beginning to pay off. As of now, all the various cab models of the 2014 Silverado and Sierra 1500 series pickup trucks have earned 5-Star Overall Vehicle Scores from the NHTSA.

2014 Chevrolet Silverado
The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra earned 5-Star NHTSA Safety ratings this year.

“Our incredibly capable trucks have been engineered to be some of the safest,” said Gay Kent, GM general director of Vehicle Safety and Crashworthiness. “We’ve designed the vehicle structure, strategically placed high-strength steel and developed the occupant restraint system to achieve high levels of safety performance.“This level of vehicle performance is complemented by a full array of other advanced safety features to help protect our customers, no matter which new Silverado or Sierra they choose.”

The new model editions of the Silverado and Sierra come with segment-exclusive safety features like Forward Collision Alert, Lane Departure Warning, and Safety Alert Seat. Plus, all GMC trucks are made from incredibly high-strength steel.

If you’re looking for a truck that’s capable but also capable of keeping you safe, look no further than GMC’s newly redesigned trucks. And look no further than Bradshaw Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac when it comes to choosing the exact GMC truck that’s right for you.

Chevrolet Offers Most Top NHTSA Safety Vehicles

Chevrolet’s commitment to safety shows in the ratings for its 2014 vehicle line: the automaker offers seven total vehicles with National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) 5-Star Overall Vehicle Scores, more than any other car manufacturer!

Bradshaw Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac of Greer, SCBeating out the safety ratings for both Toyota’s and Ford’s 2014 vehicle lines combined, The Chevrolet Cruze, Impala, Silverado 1500, Sonic, Volt, Camaro Coupe and Traverse each received the top score in NHTSA safety testing. A variety of factors led to Chevrolet’s top ratings, including innovative technologies like Forward Collision Warning, Safety Alert Seat and Lane Departure Warning.

“We design safety and crashworthiness into our vehicles very early in development,” said Gay Kent, a GM spokesperson. “All of our vehicles are designed to provide continuous protection for customers before, during and after a crash.”

One of the primary organizations for determining auto industry safety standards, the NHTSA tests vehicles each year for a various safety aspects, including stability, collision performance and air bag effectiveness and placement.

Bradshaw Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac is proud to offer top-safety-rated Chevrolet vehicles like the 2014 Silverado and Impala. To view our entire inventory of new Chevrolet vehicles, be sure to visit our website or stop by our dealership in Greer, SC. You can also like Bradshaw on Facebook for more GM news and information on dealership events and vehicles!