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Pickup Vs SUV: Which Is The Safer Choice?

Pickup Vs SUV: Which Is The Safer Choice?

Recently we reported on a new Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) study that compares the relative safety of SUVs and passenger cars—and finds that SUVs are now the safer choice. Adjusted fatality rates are about 50 percent lower overall for them than for passenger cars. After... read more

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2008 Toyota RAV4

Toyota Recalling Some RAV4, Highlander Models For Airbag Issue

Toyota has announced that it will recall some 2007 and 2008 RAV4 models, along with some 2008 Toyota Highlander and Highlander Hybrid models, to replace a potentially... read more April 21, 2011 by 


 
IIHS Roof Crush Test

Latest Data Showing SUVs Safer Than Cars

SUVs are safer, right? You probably have a coworker, or someone in the family, who's always insisted that. It wasn't always true, however. When really digging into the... read more November 5, 2010 by  2


 
2000 Ford Econoline Wagon XL

Rollover Alert: Feds Extend Warning About Large Passenger Vans

Just as the school year is underway, and the busy holiday travel season approaches, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has reiterated its advisory for... read more October 15, 2010 by 


 
2010 Nissan Pathfinder

Four Nissan, Toyota SUVs Offer Lackluster Rollover Protection

Several popular mid-size SUVs from Nissan and Toyota—the 2010 Nissan Xterra, Toyota FJ Cruiser, Toyota 4Runner, and Nissan Pathfinder—have earned only lackluster rollover... read more August 19, 2010 by  3


 
2010 Cadillac SRX

2010 Cadillac SRX Named A Top Safety Pick

The 2010 Cadillac SRX—the luxury brand's mid-size crossover utility vehicle—has been named an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick. A top score... read more August 5, 2010 by 


 
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2011 Grand Cherokee A Top Safety Pick; Crosstour 'Disappointing'

Depending on which utility vehicle you choose, you might be getting vastly different degrees of roof protection in the event of a rollover. That's the surprising result of... read more June 2, 2010 by  1


 
2003 Toyota Sequoia

Toyota Recalls Another SUV For Stability Control Issue

Toyota Motor Sales has announced a recall of about 50,000 Sequoia sport-utility vehicles from the 2003 model year for an issue with the electronic stability control system... read more April 28, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Lexus GX 460

2010 Lexus GX 460: Toyota Offers A Fix, And A Confession

A software update, available by the end of the month, will solve issues with the electronic stability control system on the 2010 Lexus GX 460 sport-utility vehicle, says... read more April 22, 2010 by 


 
2010 Lexus GX 460

Sales Of 2010 Lexus GX 460 Halted For Rollover Safety Concern

Toyota Motor Corp. has decided to halt sales of the GX 460 sport-utility vehicle, after Consumer Reports noted a handling behavior—and possibly a malfunction of the... read more April 13, 2010 by  3


 
2010 Nissan Frontier

2010 Nissan Frontier: Only Small Pickup With Strong Roof Safety

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has rated five small and mid-size pickups and found that roof-crush protection isn't so good overall. The only truck of the... read more February 4, 2010 by  2


 
2010 Buick LaCrosse

IIHS Picks The Safest New Vehicles For 2010

The coveted Top Safety Pick designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) used to be quite exclusive—and a way for safety-conscious shoppers to narrow... read more November 18, 2009 by 


 
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