Best and Worst Cars for Injuries
October 4, 2012
The Highway Loss Data Institute released a list of vehicles with the highest and lowest overall insurance losses.
Although safety research shows that many vehicles do well in crash tests, vehicle size is still extremely important when it comes to personal injuries. Larger vehicles protect passengers better than smaller ones in real-world crashes.
The following is a list of vehicles with the fewest and greatest claim frequencies for personal injuries.
Cars with the Lowest Personal Injury Claims
|Porsche 911 (2-door)||Midsize sports car||32|
|Chevrolet Corvette (2-door)||Midsize sports car||38|
|Chevrolet Silverado 2500 crew 4WD||Very large pickup||39|
|Mercedes-Benz SL-class convertible||Midsize sports car||42|
|Jeep Grand Cherokee||Midsize SUV||42|
|Lexus LX 570 4WD||Large luxury SUV||42|
|Land Rover Range Rover 4WD||Large luxury SUV||44|
|Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4WD||Large pickup||44|
|Ford F-150 4WD||Large pickup||44|
|Cadillac Escalade ESV 4WD||Very large luxury SUV||45|
Cars with the Highest Personal Injury Claims
|Toyota Yaris||Mini four-door car||201|
|Suzuki SX4||Small four-door car||187|
|Chevrolet Aveo||Mini four-door car||183|
|Mitsubishi Galant||Midsize four-door car||179|
|Kia Rio||Mini four-door car||175|
|Hyundai Accent||Mini four-door car||173|
|Nissan Versa||Small four-door car||173|
|Dodge Avenger||Midsize four-door car||167|
|Nissan Sentra||Small four-door car||162|
|Chevrolet Aveo||Mini station wagons/minivan||157|
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