By on August 16, 2018

You don’t need a family to own a minivan, it just helps avoid a series of awkward follow-up questions. However, regardless of whether you’re riding with your complete progeny or your only friend in the world, you probably hope your vehicle has your back in the event of an accident.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s small overlap crash test separated the wheat from the automotive chaff ever since its introduction in 2012. The test imagines what happens when the front corner of a vehicle collides with another vehicle or an stationary object, focusing an immense amount of energy on a small area of the automobile. It’s a worst-case scenario for the structural integrity of a model and makes for a great viewing experience, as it really does a number on the test car.

Despite fielding a rather pathetic number of vehicles, the minivan segment performed pretty well in the IIHS passenger-side small overlap front crash test on the whole. However, while no outright deathtraps revealed themselves, the group still saw some mixed results. (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • 28-Cars-Later: “most people look at your 2016 Stingray and 2014 Mustang as not serious mature vehicles either....
  • Flipper35: Well, the Journey is on the junk side, but the Uconnect is a good system. We have not had a single issue...
  • Flipper35: The Octane Red is the same as the Delmonico Red on the Ram trucks. Billet Clearcoat [Silver] DB Black...
  • ajla: “Why buy 2 when 1 can do is pretty common the less a crazy car person you are.” But why is a...
  • 28-Cars-Later: “In country club we look at go fast CUvs as not serious mature vehicles.” In life go fast...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber