Although safety is becoming a more important requirement in the world, there are new cars that do not meet safety standards and that reach the US market where the demands are greater than in other countries. Below we present the most dangerous cars 2017 .
It is important to mention that these are the worst security cars that you can buy new ones in the United States, since in other markets, like the Mexican, the standards are lower and you can sell cars that would be considered dangerous or obsolete.
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The most dangerous 2017 cars in the US market
Fiat 500 L
The Italian compact that was the first model to carry the nomenclature 500 outside the renovated Cinquecento was not only not very attractive visually but also a car not very sure.
Although in four of the five crash tests he scored excellent, in the frontal overlapping test where the IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) scored poor. To this was added a not very good comfort at the time of driving .
It is difficult to think that a luxury car could appear on a list like this, but it really happens and the culprit in this case is the Lincoln MKS (although many do not consider it a luxury car that can fight with the major brands of the segment) . Like the Fiat 500 L, the MKS problem was the small overlap frontal crash test where it received the worst rating possible in addition to its frontal crash prevention system is basic. We could add the bad reliability of the car but it does not have much to do with the most dangerous car issue of 2017.
Mitsubishi Mirage G4
Size can give us a false sense of insecurity, and it is that small cars have become as safe, or safer, than their larger counterparts. In the case of the Mitsubishi Mirage G4, as almost all cars on this list suffered in the small frontal overlap shock test with a low rating, while on the side impact had an average performance .
You guessed it, the Dodge Journey also suffered in the crash test of small frontal overlap and received the worst possible qualification in that line where the structure was very damaged to the height of the legs and affected very much its qualification, returning to the familiar SUV one of The most dangerous cars of 2017.
I know what you’re thinking, but the Cadillac Escalade did not fail in that test. Big cars can give us a false sense of security , and where the huge luxury SUV fails is in the strength of its roof when it overturns. This was tested by the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Association) and awarded three stars out of five.