Cars That Perform Poorly in Crash Tests
If safety is a big factor for you, then check out the list below to see which vehicles you may want to avoid buying.
US News compiled a list of new vehicles that performed the worst on the small frontal overalp crash test. This is the hardest crash test to pass, but it has been around since 2012 so there's really no excuse for modern vehicles not to perform well on it.
|2016 Audi A4||Poor||Small frontal overlap test|
|2016 BMW 3 Series||Moderate||Small frontal overlap test|
|2016 Nissan Leaf||Poor||Small frontal overlap test|
|2016 Dodge Challenger||Moderate||Small frontal overlap test|
|2016 Nissan Versa||Poor||Small frontal overlap test|
|2016 Cadillac CTS||Subpar||Small frontal overlap test|
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