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Nearly all of the smallest vehicles on U.

S. roads failed to get passing marks on a tough new crash test from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the Virginia-based group that prods automakers into building safer vehicles through its crash tests, said just one minicar out of 11 tested received an acceptable rating in the small-overlap front crash test. That makes minicars the poorest-performing group of any evaluated so far.

General Motors Co.’s Chevrolet Spark received an acceptable overall rating in the small-overlap test, along with good ratings in the IIHS’s four other crashworthiness evaluations, to win a Top Safety Pick award.



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Chevrolet Spark Becomes The First Small Car To Ace IIHS Small Overlap Crash Test

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