Thursday, May 6, 2004

Highest safety rating elusive



The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released front and side crash test results for 13 2004 model year sport-utility vehicles Wednesday. Five stars is the highest rating. In a frontal crash, five stars means the likelihood of serious injury is 10 percent or less. In a side crash, five stars means the likelihood of serious injury is 5 percent or less.

VehicleFront DriverFront PassengerFront Seat Side CrashBack Seat
Cadillac SRX4455
Chevrolet Trailblazer3355
Buick Rainier3355
Dodge Durango55Not testedNot tested
GMC Envoy3355
GMC Envoy XUV3355
Infiniti FX5555
Isuzu Ascender3355
Oldsmobile Bravada3355
Saturn Vue5555
Toyota Highlander5555
Toyota RAV4455
Volkswagen TouaregUnder reviewUnder review55
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration




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