Latest Crash Test Ratings on 2011 Pickup Trucks

Crash TestThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently crash-tested pickup trucks and several other models under their new 5-Star Safety Ratings system.

The latest tests include 2011 versions of the Chevrolet Silverado, Dodge Ram, GMC Sierra, and Toyota Tacoma.

The Silverado scored the best out of the group with an overall vehicle score of four stars.

The Toyota Tacoma also received four stars overall, but a three for front crash rating.

The Dodge Ram scored three stars overall rating only a two for frontal crash performance.

Other models in this batch include the GMC Yukon Hybrid, Honda CR-Z, Kia Soul, Mazda3, and the latest Hyundai Sonata, which had mid-year updates.

So far the highest-scoring vehicle overall in these new tests is the Honda Accord - the only vehicle to earn five stars in all crash categories.

It is important to note that, despite the temptation to do so, 2011 results cannot be compared against prior model years due to the changes in methodology and calculation.

You can view the latest crash test scores at www.Safercar.gov






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