This page is for personal, non-commercial use. NHTSA rates crash-tested vehicles by assigning them one to five stars, with five stars indicating the most injury protection and one star indicating the least protection. We get it. Ads can be annoying.
More stars mean safer cars. Learn about crash test ratings. Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph. The Side Barrier test simulates an intersection collision between a standing vehicle and moving barrier at The Side Pole Barrier test simulates a crash into a fixed object like a tree or utility pole.