Safety Agency Posts More Rollover RatingsDec 2, 2002 | CarAndDriver.com
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced rollover test results on several vehicles as part of its ongoing series of such tests.
According to NHTSA, among the most recently tested vehicles, the Acura MDX rated better than average in rollover risk in its tests. It got a four-star rating, which means it has a rollover risk of 10% to 20%.
Three-star ratings were earned by the Chevrolet Tracker and Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, Olds Bravada, Suzuki Vitara and the Toyota RAV-4. A three-star rating implies a rollover risk of 20% to 30%, according to NHTSA.
The Jeep Liberty received a two-star rating, the worst rating among the SUVs tested and indicating the vehicle has a 30% to 40% risk of rollover in a single-vehicle accident.