Good things don’t always come in small packages, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. While the tiny Smart Fortwo shines in a round of IIHS roof-strength tests on B-segment cars, most of its larger competitors managed only “acceptable” ratings. The Chevrolet Aveo was deemed “marginal.” IIHS testing is meant to determine a vehicle’s crashworthiness in a rollover situation and encourage auto makers to embrace safer design. Testing small cars is highly relevant today ...
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