New Study Reveals Most Dangerous Cars In a Crash

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released a new study exploring the highest rates of driver deaths per 1 million registered vehicles. The smallest, lightest cars proved to be the most perilous in a serious accident. The study specifically looked at large-sales volume vehicles from the 2008 to 2011 model years.

Here’s the full list of models with the highest death rates. Numbers represent driver deaths per 1 million:

  1. Kia Rio four-door, 149
  2. Nissan Versa, 130
  3. Hyundai Accent four-door, 120
  4. Chevrolet Aveo, 99
  5. Hyundai Accent two-door, 86
  6. Chevrolet Camaro, 80
  7. Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew, 79
  8. Honda Civic two-door, 76
  9. Nissan Versa hatchback, 71
  10. Ford Focus, 70