Mini-Cooper receives good ratings in crash test

Updated: 07/30/2014 6:07 AM
Created: 07/30/2014 4:40 AM WHEC.com

Only one of 12 small cars has received a rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says the four-door Mini Cooper Countryman got the "good" rating. Some of the small cars that received an "acceptable" rating are the Chevy Volt, Mitsubishi Lancer and Subaru BRZ.

The institute says the Mazda5 was among the worst performers it tested because its side air bags didn't deploy and its driver's side door unlatched.

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