Despite new bumper designs, Ford Motor Co.’s restyled F-150 pickup truck and Freestar minivan perform no better than previous-generation models in low-speed impact tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. In fact, the Freestar scores below the Windstar model it replaces in IIHS testing. New bumpers get lower ratings. The Institute’s series of four bumper tests included front- and rear-into-flat-barrier, as well as front-into-angle-barrier and ...

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