With one in six car buyers opting out of a test drive before purchasing a car, it comes as no surprise that a large majority of car shoppers also skip out on researching vehicle safety before purchasing. Whether you’re interested in purchasing a vehicle in Salt Lake City or on the West Coast, test driving a vehicle and educating yourself about a vehicle’s safety ratings can ultimately decrease your risk of a collision and need for an auto accident lawyer.
So what, exactly, qualifies as a safe car? Although opinions may differ based upon personal preference, there are a handful of reliable sources that provide bonafide auto safety reviews for new and used cars alike. Here are a few statistics on some of the top-rated vehicles for safety.