Midsize SUVs have mixed small overlap results – IIHS News

The Institute is releasing new small overlap front crash test ratings for seven midsize SUVs. Two vehicles earn a good rating, one is rated acceptable, three are marginal, and one is poor. The small overlap front crash test represents a front crash that almost didn’t occur. Only the front corner of the vehicle crashes against […]

Headlights for most small SUVs are poor – IIHS News

Important safety equipment shouldn’t be an afterthought, but based on our test that appears to be how a lot of automakers are treating headlights. We tested 21 small SUVs. Not a single one earned our good rating, and only four are available with acceptable-rated headlights. Institute engineers evaluate headlights on our test track after dark, […]

Small overlap crash test stymies most midsize SUVs – IIHS News

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is releasing new small front overlap crash test ratings for nine midsize SUVs. The front small overlap crash test is more demanding of vehicles crash worthiness than the flat barrier test used by the government or the moderate overlap crash test conducted by the Institute since 1995. The Chevrolet […]