What is the Safest Car for Pets?

pet_safe_carYesterday, pet safety group Bark Buckle Up released their list of the 10 safest cars for pets, considering factors like how well each vehicle accommodated kennels of various sizes, ease of pet access, and pet-friendly surfaces. Topping the list? The Ford Edge, a car I’ve never heard of.

According to Bark Buckle Up, 98% of dogs travel without proper restraints in a moving vehicle, and driver distraction causes more accidents than any other issue. Having a car that best accommodates your friendly feline or canine ensures safe traveling for you and your family.

The entire list of the 10 best pet-safe vehicles after the jump.

  • Ford Edge
  • Chrysler Town and Country
  • Dodge Journey
  • Ford Flex
  • Ford Transit Connect
  • Kia Soul
  • Honda Element
  • Smart Car
  • Subaru Outback
  • Volvo XC60

Full story at the Dallas Morning News. Photo by emdot.