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Cars With Most and Least Fatalities

July 13, 2017

Safety is a huge concern when it comes to cars - we all want vehicles that will protect us during an accident. Personally, my preference is to own a small vehicle, but as statistics show, smaller vehicles have much higher death rates during an accident, so I personally choose to drive a larger vehicle.

This week, Forbes compiled a list of cars from the 2014 model year that had the most and least passenger fatalities. As expected, larger vehicles had less fatalities, and the list of most fatalities was made up almost entirely of sub-compact vehicles.

If you're considering a sub-compact vehicle, this is something you need to take into account unfortunately.

Cars With Zero Fatalities

VehicleDeaths
2014 Audi A60
2014 Audi A70
2014 BMW 5 Series0
2014 Jeep Cherokee0
2014 Lexus CT 200h0
2014 Lexus RX 3500
2014 Mazda CX-90
2014 Mercedes M-Class0
Toyota Tacoma0
2014 Volkswagen Tiguan0

Cars With Most Fatalities

VehicleDeaths
2014 Hyundai Accent104
2014 Kia Rio102
2014 Scion tC101
2014 Chevrolet Spark96
2014 Nissan Versa83
2014 Kia Soul82
2014 Dodge Challenger81
2014 Nissan Titan Crew Cab73
2014 Nissan Sentra72

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Gregg Fidan + is the founder of RealCarTips. After being ripped off on his first car purchase, he devoted several years to figuring out the best ways to avoid scams and negotiate the best car deals. He has written hundreds of articles on the subject of car buying and taught thousands of car shoppers how to get the best deals.

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