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Safety Institute Determines 2007 Buick Rendezvous Most Dangerous Car In Crashes

Safety Institute Determines 2007 Buick Rendezvous Most Dangerous Car In Crashes 1For the 2007 model year, the minivan-based Buick Rendezvous, the Sport Utility Vehicle promoted by golfer Tiger Woods, was ranked as the most dangerous car to be in during a crash by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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The IIHS evaluates automobile safety via front and side-impact protection, stability control and rollover risk.

The four-door Rendezvous had an abysmal three-star (out of five) NHTSA frontal impact rating. The 2008 Buick Enclave, a crossover SUV with a full roster of standard safety equipment, replaced it.

Here’s the list of the most dangerous cars to be in during a car crash in 2007, according to IIHS. It’s an organization that represents the interests of the insurance industry.

Safety Institute Determines 2007 Buick Rendezvous Most Dangerous Car In Crashes 2

1. Buick Rendezvous SUV
2. Ford Ranger/Mazda B-Series
3. Nissan Frontier
4. Ford Escape/Mercury Mariner
5. Toyota Yaris
6. Hyundai Accent
7. Toyota Matrix/Pontiac Vibe
8. Kia Rio
9. Chevrolet Aveo
10. Suzuki Reno/Forenza
11. Ford Focus
12. Jeep Liberty
13. Dodge Dakota
14. Chevrolet Cobalt/Pontiac G5
15. Nissan Xterra
16. Saturn ION
17. Chrysler PT Cruiser
18. Honda S2000
19. Toyota Scion tC
20. Mazda3

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