Only three of seven midsize SUVs from the 2015 model year performed well in front-end crash tests done by an insurance industry group.
Only one of 12 vehicles earns “good” rating in Insurance Institute for Highway Safety test.
Ford is recalling more than 33,000 C-Max Hybrids because the roof might not properly protect the heads of those inside in case of a crash.
Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi:Subaru Forester, Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Score Big In New Crash Test
The Subaru Forester and Mitsubishi Outlander Sport both scored top honors among small SUV’s in the new “small overlap” crash test introduced this year by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The IIHS crash tests and rates vehicles separately from the Federal Government’s crash tests that are conducted by the National Transportation and Safety Board.
Most midsize luxury cars — including the Mercedes-Benz C-Class — performed poorly in a new frontal crash test developed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.