The 19 Deadliest Cars To Drive
The 19 Deadliest Cars in America
The 19 Deadliest Cars in America
Do you know how safe your car is? Every year the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) compiles reams of data for every vehicle on the road. And every year they publish a list of the deadliest cars on the American road. In 2014 the average car had 38 driver deaths per million cars owned. Here are the 19 deadliest cars along with the safety features and crash tests results that these cars have.


Honda Civic 4 Door
Honda Civic 4 Door
CRASHWORTHINESS
Moderate overlap front impact: Good
Side impact: Good
Roof strength: Good
Head restraints & seats: Good

49 Deaths Per Million Registered Vehicles

Safety features:
Side airbags
Electronic stability control
Antilock brakes
Daytime running lights


Dodge Nitro
Dodge Nitro
CRASHWORTHINESS
Moderate overlap front impact: Good
Side impact: Marginal
Roof strength: Good
Head restraints & seats: Acceptable

51 Deaths Per Million Registered Vehicles

Safety features:
Side airbags
Antilock brakes(optional)


Mazda 6
Mazda 6
CRASHWORTHINESS
Small overlap front impact: Acceptable
Moderate overlap front impact: Good
Side impact: Good
Roof strength: Acceptable
Head restraints & seats: Marginal

54 Deaths Per Million Registered Vehicles

Safety features:
Side airbags
Rollover sensor
Electronic stability control
Antilock brakes
Daytime running lights


Jeep Patriot
Jeep Patriot
CRASHWORTHINESS
Small overlap front: Poor
Moderate overlap front impact: Good
Side impact (no airbag): Marginal
Roof strength: Good
Head restraints & seats: Good

57 Deaths Per Million Registered Vehicles

Safety features:
Side airbags
Rollover sensor
Electronic stability control
Antilock brakes
Daytime running lights


Mercury Grand Marquis
Mercury Grand Marquis
CRASHWORTHINESS
Moderate overlap front impact: Good
Side impact: Marginal
Head restraints & seats: Marginal

57 Deaths Per Million Registered Vehicles

Safety features:
Side airbags
Antilock brakes
Daytime running lights (optional)


Chevrolet Aveo - Station Wagon
Chevrolet Aveo - Station Wagon
CRASHWORTHINESS
Moderate overlap front impact: Acceptable
Side impact: Marginal
Roof strength: Marginal
Head restraints & seats: Marginal

58 Deaths Per Million Registered Vehicles

Safety features:
Side airbags
Antilock brakes (optional)
Daytime running lights


Chevrolet Suburban 1500 2 Wheel Drive
Chevrolet Suburban 1500 2 Wheel Drive
The IIHS did not test the Suburban. In 2012 General Motors was sued by a family for not having the Suburban adequately tested.

60 Deaths Per Million Registered Vehicles

Safety features:
Antilock brakes
Electronic Stability Control
Side airbags
Overhead airbags


Chevrolet HHR
Chevrolet HHR
CRASHWORTHINESS
Moderate overlap front impact: Good
Side impact: Acceptable
Head restraints & seats: Marginal

61 Deaths Per Million Registered Vehicles

Safety features:
Side airbags
Rollover sensor
Electronic stability control
Antilock brakes
Daytime running lights


Nissan Cube
Nissan Cube
CRASHWORTHINESS
Moderate overlap front impact: Good
Side impact: Good
Roof strength: Good
Head restraints & seats: Good

66 Deaths Per Million Registered Vehicles

Safety features:
Side airbags
Electronic stability control
Antilock brakes


Ford Focus
Ford Focus
CRASHWORTHINESS
Small overlap front impact: Acceptable
Moderate overlap front impact: Good
Side impact: Good
Roof strength: Good
Head restraints & seats: Good

70 Deaths Per Million Registered Vehicles

Safety features:
Side airbags
Rollover sensor
Driver knee airbags
Electronic stability control
Antilock brakes


Nissan Versa Hatchback
Nissan Versa Hatchback
CRASHWORTHINESS
Moderate overlap front impact: Good
Side impact: Acceptable
Roof strength: Acceptable
Head restraints & seats: Good

71 Deaths Per Million Registered Vehicles

Safety features:
Side airbags
Driver knee airbag
Electronic stability control
Antilock brakes


Honda Civic 2 Door
Honda Civic 2 Door
CRASHWORTHINESS
Moderate overlap front impact: Good
Side impact: Acceptable
Roof strength: Good
Head restraints & seats: Good

76 Deaths Per Million Registered Vehicles

Safety features:
Side airbags
Electronic stability control
Antilock brakes
Daytime running lights


Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab 4 Wheel Drive
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab 4 Wheel Drive
CRASHWORTHINESS
Moderate overlap front impact: Good
Side impact: Acceptable
Roof strength: Marginal
Head restraints & seats: Acceptable

79 Deaths Per Million Registered Vehicles

Safety features:
Side airbags
Electronic stability control
Antilock brakes
Daytime running lights
Rollover sensor


Chevrolet Camaro Coupe
Chevrolet Camaro Coupe
CRASHWORTHINESS:
Marginal overlap front impact: Acceptable
Side impact: Good
Roof strength: Good

80 Deaths Per Million Registered Vehicles

Safety features:
Antilock brakes
Electronic Stability Control
Side airbags
Overhead airbags


Hyundai Accent - 2 Door
Hyundai Accent - 2 Door
CRASHWORTHINESS:
Small overlap front impact: Poor
Moderate overlap front: Good
Side impact: Acceptable
Roof strength: Good
Head restraints & seats: Good

86 Deaths Per Million Registered Vehicles

Safety features:
Side airbags
Rollover sensor
Electronic stability control
Antilock brakes


Chevrolet Aveo - 4 Door
Chevrolet Aveo - 4 Door
CRASHWORTHINESS:
Moderate overlap front impact: Acceptable
Side impact: Marginal
Roof Strength: Marginal
Head restraints & seats: Marginal

99 Deaths Per Million Registered Vehicles

Safety features:
Side airbags
Antilock brakes (optional)
Daytime running lights


Hyundai Accent -  4 Door
Hyundai Accent - 4 Door
CRASHWORTHINESS:
Moderate overlap front: Acceptable
Side impact: Poor
Roof strength: Acceptable
Head restraints & seats: Acceptable

120 Deaths Per Million Registered Vehicles

Safety features:
Side airbags
Antilock brakes


Nissan Versa Sedan
Nissan Versa Sedan
CRASHWORTHINESS:
Moderate overalp front impact: Good
Side impact: Acceptable
Roof Strength: Acceptable
Head restraints & seats: Good

130 Deaths Per Million Registered Vehicles

Safety features:
Side airbags
Electronic stability control
Antilock brakes


Kia Rio
Kia Rio
CRASHWORTHINESS:
Moderate overlap front impact: Acceptable
Side impact: Poor
Roof strength: Acceptable
Head restraints & seats: Acceptable

149 Deaths Per Million Registered Vehicles
Safety features:
Side airbags
Antilock brakes