The 2008-2009 C-Class has been awarded the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety 2009 Top Safety Pick for Midsized Cars. You can view the IIHS Report Here.
The 2006-2009 M-Class has also been chosen as a Top Safety Pick for the third year in a row. You can view it's IIHS Report Here.
Mercedes-Benz is always working to build the safest cars on the planet. People forget that in addition to inventing the automobile, Mercedes was the first to offer seatbelts, airbags, and ABS brakes. Now, all of these items are standard on almost every car, and Mercedes is working hard to develop the safety technologies of the future.