Highway safety tests reveals safest cars for passengers

How does your car rate? A new highway safety test sheds light on passenger safety ratings for certain vehicles during an accidents.

NBC - A new report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has shown that when it comes to passenger safety, all vehicles are not created equally.

The IIHS added a new test to its routine this year to determine how the passenger-side airbag systems work on mid-size automobiles, especially when it comes to protecting your passenger.

"We have 10 vehicles getting our good rating, 1 acceptable and 2 with marginal ratings," said Becky Muller, a Senior Research Engineer for the IIHS.

The two marginal ratings were due to insufficient airbag protection keeping the passengers head from hitting the dash, according to the IIHS.

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