Rating of the most unsafe vehicles
• Rating of the most unsafe vehicles
When choosing a new or used car, not all drivers are thinking about their own lives and health. Modern cars are equipped with various functions of reliability, which, however, does not always save in the accident. Unsuccessful design, low weight, a tendency to roll over - all this impairs the driver's chances of surviving a crash.
1. Nissan Sentra
Among compact family car is one of the "anti-heroes" - Nissan Sentra. According to the dry figures of statistics from the IIHS research institute per million registered vehicles including 72 accidents with fatal consequences. The result is logical, as the report on the results of Sentra crash test says that the driver space is greatly reduced due to the deformation of the body.
2. Nissan Titan
When in the cabin of a large SUV or pickup truck, the driver feels safe. But not all the big machines in this aspect is really good. Like many other pickups, Nissan Titan is prone to rollover. Also, the car is not strong enough roof. As a result, most of the fatal accident on the Nissan Titan takes place without the participation of other machines. Million conventional vehicles registered 73 fatal cases.
3. Dodge Challenger
After a long break Dodge Challenger again began to produce in 2008. Despite its size, the model never showed good results in crash tests, especially early versions (up to 2015 model year). According to statistics, the conditional million vehicles including 81 fatal accidents.
4. Kia Soul
The new Kia Soul (2014) demonstrates the high safety evaluation, but the cars 2009-2014 were the most dangerous crossovers in the rankings. During the crash test machine unwell showed: in the driver's area of the body severely deformed.
According to statistics, for every one million registered Kia Soul accounted for 82 fatal accidents. And more than half of them are associated with collisions with other cars.
5. Chevrolet Spark / Daewoo Matiz
Any driver that controls a small hatchback, knows that this is not the safest way to travel. City car Chevrolet Spark - one of these models. For every million cars on statistics account for 96 accident with a sad outcome. 70% of deaths occurred in a collision with other cars. Conducted crash tests revealed shortcomings airbags on the driver side. It does not provide "... a sufficient overlap area, in order to protect the head from contact with the body."
6. Scion tC
The Japanese sports coupe in the Scion tC crash tests demonstrated the high safety performance. However, in 2011-2014 the mortality rate among drivers was 101 cases per million registered vehicles. Most drivers were killed when the vehicle rollover.
7. Kia Rio
The Korean sedan Kia Rio, probably are the most lethal vehicles in America. The IIHS report in 2015, Rio ranked first with drivers mortality rate 149 per million registrations of new cars. Crash tests of models in 2012-2014 revealed a risk of injury to the head and legs. In 2017 the safety of the car has improved considerably (102 deaths per million cars), and it has moved into second place.
8. Sedan Hyundai Accent
used car buyers, if he takes care of its own security, should bypass the tenth expensive sedans Hyundai Accent 2012-2014 period. According to the IIHS crash tests, this model is "seriously compromised" as in the case of a serious accident, the driver should expect the "left thigh injury in his left knee and lower leg", as well as serious head concussion. Unfortunately, in real life, the machine confirms the terrible figures: per million registered cars account for 104 deaths. Since 2011 is the deadliest car in America.