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Cars with the highest reported death rates

Autoblog Logo By Jeremy Korzeniewski of Autoblog | Slide 1 of 9: Strict regulations from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and stringent testing from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety mean that today's new cars and trucks are safer than ever before. But that doesn't mean that all vehicles are created equal.To help car shoppers judge the relative safety of cars and trucks sold in the United States, the IIHS has compiled the rates of that drivers are killed in car crashes and has ranked individual makes and models. The data is presented as the number of driver deaths per million registered vehicle years – one vehicle registered for one full year.On average, the IIHS says that there were 30 deaths per million registered vehicle years in America. Some vehicles, though, had much higher fatality rates.All of the raw data can be found here, but we've gone through the list and identified eight specific vehicles with scores higher than 80 driver deaths per million registered vehicles. Some of the results are expected, but a few may surprise you.Click on the image above to get started.

Driver death rates by vehicle

Strict regulations from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and stringent testing from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety mean that today's new cars and trucks are safer than ever before. But that doesn't mean that all vehicles are created equal.

To help car shoppers judge the relative safety of cars and trucks sold in the United States, the IIHS has compiled the rates of that drivers are killed in car crashes and has ranked individual makes and models. The data is presented as the number of driver deaths per million registered vehicle years—one vehicle registered for one full year.

On average, the IIHS says that there were 30 deaths per million registered vehicle years in America. Some vehicles, though, had much higher fatality rates.

All of the raw data can be found here, but we've gone through the list and identified eight specific vehicles with scores higher than 80 driver deaths per million registered vehicles. Some of the results are expected, but a few may surprise you.

Click on the image above to get started.

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