Posted Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 9:33pm

Only Two Small SUVs Earn IIHS Top Safety Rating

Only two out of thirteen small SUV’s that were put through front-end crash tests received approval ratings from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS). The only vehicle to get the top rating of “good” was the 2014 Subaru Forester. Mitsubishi’s 2013 Outlander Sport received an “acceptable” rating. Each of the other eleven models, including three of the top-selling models, the Honda CR-V, Jeep Wrangler, and Ford Escape were rated by the IIHS’s rated t as either “marginal” or “poor.”