The Australasian New Car Assessment Program says Australians are choosing to buy safer vehicles, with more than 70% of those sold last year having a 4- or 5-star rating. ANCAP says in a statement the results, collected by global automotive data collection agency R.L. Polk, reflect the growing demand among Australian motorists for safer vehicles. The Polk data shows 33.38% of sales had a 5-star rating. Four-star cars accounted for 37.6%; 3-star 7.94%; 2-star 0.37%; and 1-star just 0.14% ...

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