Making kids safer, one question at a time.  Welcome to the Car-Seat.Org community!   Motor Vehicle Crashes are the #1 cause of fatal injury for children and adults, age groups 1 to 34.   Selecting a safe car, minivan or SUV, plus correctly using child restraints and seatbelts may be the most important things you can do to protect your family.   Need help installing an infant, convertible or booster seat?   Looking for carseat reviews or compatibility advice? Need help buying the best and safest car seats for your baby, toddler or older kid?   No question is a bad one, so please click here to ask our experts a question and then join our friendly community of moms, dads, caregivers and advocates.   Thank you for visiting; buckle-up and drive safely!


Sponsored Ads

Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Carseat Crazy aisraeltax's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008

    suv crash tests - roofs a big issue

    The 2009 Nissan Murano was the best performer in new crash tests of midsize sport-utility vehicles, while the Hummer H3 posted one of the poorest showings, results released Tuesday by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety indicated.

    still trying to figure out which cars were tested.

  2. # ADS
    Sponsored Ads
    Join Date
    April, 2001

  3. #2
    CPS Fanatic
    Join Date
    Jan 2007

    Re: suv crash tests - roofs a big issue

    the big irony as i see it is that the hummer is marketed as being among the "toughest". just goes to show you that sometimes it is all about looks.
    Two girls, 7 and 6. Trek Mountain, Specialized Hotrock, Soma Buena Vista, Bike Friday tandem, and multiple other bikes. Oh, and a Mazda5.

  4. #3
    Admin - CPS Technician Emeritus Jeanum's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006

    Re: suv crash tests - roofs a big issue

    The IIHS press release and detailed crash test results for mid-size SUVs is at I don't see anything about roof strength testing in the article or on the list of recent news releases on the IIHS site, though. Edited to add: Aha, I found the IIHS's roof strength status report at: and roof strength research paper at
    Last edited by Jeanum; 03-12-2008 at 09:26 PM.

    DD1 Age 16, 66" Driver's Ed
    DD2 Age 12, 64" 5 steps

    Click here if you wish to view the full size version of my avatar

Similar Threads

  1. nautilus crash tests
    By Mae in forum Carseat Chat
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 02-29-2008, 01:36 AM
  2. New crash tests: some midsize SUVs perform worse than many cars in side tests
    By Jeanum in forum Automotive and Transportation Safety News, Press Releases and Media
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 10-11-2007, 11:23 PM
  3. You know those FF/RF crash tests?
    By NanceXToo in forum CAR SEATS - General Child Safety Seat Questions, Help and Advice
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 06-11-2007, 08:11 AM
  4. Car seat crash tests?
    By stayinhomewithmy6 in forum Car and Vehicle Safety
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 07-26-2006, 08:05 AM
  5. next round of crash tests
    By Unregistered in forum CAR SEATS - General Child Safety Seat Questions, Help and Advice
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 02-08-2006, 07:03 PM



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts