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The Most Popular Cars in 2010

Updated on June 17, 2014

Safety is Key When Choosing the Right Automobile!

When it comes to buying the right vehicle, safety is very important. I have created a list of the top 10 automobiles for 2010 which rank highest for safety and family.

These automobiles include advanced safety systems and equipment making them a superior choice for families.

Safety is based on:

 Type of seat belts

 Number of seatbelts

 Number of Airbags

 Child friendliness

 Available with all-wheel drive

 Independent safety ratings

 Breaking systems



# 10 - 2010 Volkswagen Passat Sedan

MSRP: From $26,995

Some safety features include:

  • Anti - slip regulation
  • Electronic stabilization
  • Engine braking assist
  • Hydraulic brake assist
  • Self drying ABS system: System automatically taps breaks
  • 6 airbags and TPMS/rear side air bags available

#9 - 2010 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan

MSRP: from $17,605

Some safety feature include:

  • Anti - lock brakes with engine braking assist and an electronic differential lock for improved traction
  • Electronic stabilization program (ESP)
  • Front side airbags/Front Side Airbag with Head Protection/Second Row Side Airbag

# 8 - 2010 Kia Sedona Sedan

MSRP: from $22,195

Some safety features include:

  • Exceptional maneuverability
  • Handles and steers like a sedan
  • Front seat - mounted side airbags and full - length side - curtain airbags
  • Anti - lock brakes 
  • Electronic stability control

# 7 - 2010 Dodge Grand Caravan Minivan/Van

MSRP: From $23,175

Some safety features include:

  • ABS braking system
  • TMPS - (Transaction Processing Management System)
  • Multi - stage front airbags and supplemental side curtain air bags for all rows of seats
  • Electronic stability program
  • Rear view camera/blind spot monitor and rear parking sensors

#6 - 2010 Toyota Sienna Minivan/Van

MSRP: From $24,540

Some safety features include:

  • Only vehicle in its class to offer optional all - wheel drive
  • Utilizes a center differential system to split power 50,/50 between front and rear wheels to accommodate weather conditions
  • Electronic stability control
  • Anti lock brakes with brake assist
  • Front seat - mounted side airbags and side - curtain bags for all rows
  • Driver knee airbags

# 5 - 2010 Chrysler Town & Country

MSRP From: $25,175

Some safety features include:

  • Anti - lock brakes
  • Stability control
  • Tire pressure monitoring
  • Supplemental side - curtain airbags for all rows
  • Parking assist censors
  • Rear backup camera
  • Rain - sensitive windshield wipers

#4 - 2010 Lincoln MKS Sedan

MSRP from: $40,870

Some safety features include:

  • 4 - wheel disc brakes
  • ABS system
  • Tire - pressure monitoring
  • Traction control
  • Reverse sensing system
  • Electronic stability control

#3 - 2010 Ford Taurus Sedan

MSRP from: $25,170

Some safety features include:

  • Stability control
  • Anti - lock brakes
  • Front side airbags/side curtain airbags
  • Post - crash alert system
  • Crash severity sensing

#2 - 2010 Buick LaCrosse Sedan

MSRP from: $26,245

Some safety features include:

  • Anti - lock brakes
  • Electronic system
  • Standard front-seat side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags

  • Blind spot warning system
  • OnStar communications
  • Stability and traction control

#1 - 2010 Honda Odyssey Minivan/Van

MSRP from: $26,805

Some safety features include:

  • ABS system
  • Electronic brake distribution
  • Vehicle stability assist system
  • Three-point active seat belts
  • Front and front side airbags with an OPDS system ensures that the airbag does not deploy if no one is in the seat, or if someone under the specified weight for an adult is in the seat. Also 3-row side curtain airbags
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Advanced tethering mounts for child car seats.


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