The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently completed a thorough evaluation of most midsize pickup trucks currently on sale in 2017. The 2017 Toyota Tacoma performed better than its competitors. The institute tested eight trucks it total: four extended cabs and four crew cabs. The results were fairly surprising.
Safety is an important consideration when selecting a truck. Many people choose a truck versus a crossover or a sedan because it has inherent safety advantages of bigger size and heavier weight. However, some take safety for granted because of the impression that all modern vehicles are equally good in various
Which 2015 full-size pickup trucks are the safest according to the crash rating data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)? NHTSA performs several crash tests to evaluate all kinds of vehicles. The most common tests are the frontal, side-impact, and rollover. Although, not all vehicle configurations are rated in every test. Below
The 2015 Ford F-150 earns a five-star crash safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), using their new "Car Assessment Program". This is the highest rating the NHTSA can give. The crash testing includes a frontal barrier crash (see image above) and the F-150 received top marks for both the