IIHS Names the 2012 Audi A6 the Top Safety Pick Award According to Pittsburgh Audi Dealer

South Hills Audi in Pittsburgh is pleased to announce that the Audi A6 was awarded the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s 2011 Top Safety Pick Award.

Online PR News – 18-September-2011 – – South Hills Audi is honored to announce that the 2012 Audi A6 was chosen as the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s 2011 Top Safety Pick Award. The prestigious honor for the A6 is a testament to the safety features and design for the large luxury car.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Pick Awards is awarded for good ratings for protection during crashes of all impacts (front, side, rollover, and rear). Additionally, new regulations have been added for the award that requires vehicles to pass a roof strength test as well as having electronic stability control as a standard feature.

To achieve a good rating on the roof strength test, a vehicle must be able to withstand a force greater than four times the car’s weight. The Audi A6 achieved 4.9 times its weight. By comparison, federal government regulations require vehicles to withstand 1.5 times its weight.

The IIHS is one of the top awards for safety in the automobile industry. Customers will feel very confident every time they step into the A6 knowing that they are well protected.

For more information on the 2012 Audi A6 or any other great Audi vehicles, visit the South Hills Audi dealership in Pittsburgh and speak with our helpful staff associates. View South Hills Audi inventory online at http://www.southhillsaudi.com/new-inventory and follow South Hills Audi on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/SouthHillsAudi.

About South Hills Audi:
South Hills Audi is proud to serve the Pittsburgh, PA area. Carrying a full line of new and used Audi cars, South Hills Audi offers the ultimate selection when it comes to purchasing a vehicle. The knowledgeable and award-winning service department is ready to assist with all repairs and maintenance needs. The parts department offers the latest and best variety of Audi parts and accessories. South Hills Audi strives for 100 percent customer satisfaction for each visit.