QUICK LINKS:

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety: 10 of 11 minicars fail crash test

Created: 01/22/2014 6:41 AM WHEC.com

A new safety report is telling customers to steer away from minicars.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says that after testing 11 models of minicars only one, the Chevy Spark, earned an "acceptable" rating. The other 10 were rated "marginal" or "poor".

The Institute recommends drivers pick a bigger car until the minicars' safety ratings improve.

Read more

Credit: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety


Rochester

Overcast
48°
50° | 36°
  • Feels like: 45° F
  • Wind: ENE 7mph
  • Humidity: 77%
  • Sat Mainly cloudy and rainy
    44° | 36°
  • Sun Morning rain/snow
    43° | 31°
  • Mon Plenty of sun
    54° | 32°
  • Tue Mostly cloudy
    60° | 43°