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.
The 2017 Ford F-250 Crew Cab (4X2) has earned a five star overall rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings used by the NHTSA are for front collision, side collision, rollover and overall ratings. The 2017 Ford F-250 Crew Cab (4X4) received a total of four stars.
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