New Rollover Ratings

Here arre the latest National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) latest rollover resistance ratings of 2001 model year vehicles.

The Chevrolet Suburban 4x2 four-door utility, Chevrolet Tahoe 4x2 four-door utility, Ford Expedition 4x4 four-door utility, GMC Yukon 4x2 four-door utility, GMC Yukon XL 4x2 four-door utility, Honda Passport 4x4 four-door utility, Infiniti QX4 4x4 four-door utility, Isuzu Rodeo 4x4 four-door utility, Lexus RX300 4x2 four-door utility, Lexus RX300 4x4 four-door utility, Lincoln Navigator 4x4 four-door utility, Nissan Pathfinder 4x4 four-door utility, Pontiac Aztek 4x2 four-door utility, Ford F-150 4x2 two-door pickup, and the Nissan Frontier 4x2 four-door pickup are rated for rollover resistance.

NHTSA's New Car Assessment Program (NCAP), which addresses rollover resistance, frontal impact, and side impact, reports rollover resistance ratings and crash test results in a range of one to five stars, with five stars showing the best crash protection for vehicles. Frontal tests should be compared only within the same weight class.

A fact sheet, containing explanatory information and tables showing NCAP rollover resistance ratings and crash tests results for model year 2001 vehicles, is available by calling the NHTSA Office of Public and Consumer Affairs, 202-366-9550; the Auto Safety Hotline, 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236); or by writing to NHTSA Public Affairs, Room 5232, 400 Seventh St., S.W., Washington, D.C. 20590. The rollover resistance ratings and crash test information are available at NHTSA's web site by clicking on "Crash Tests" under "Popular Information" in the index on the left side of the screen.

New Rollover Ratings with Previously Announced Crash Test Results

Make and Model Class Size Frontal Driver Frontal Passenger Side Driver Side Passenger Rollover Rating Side Air Bag
Chevrolet Suburban 4-DR 4x2 SUV No Test No Test No Test No Test 3 Yes
Chevrolet Tahoe 4-DR 4x2 SUV No Test No Test No Test No Test 2 Yes
Ford Expedition 4-DR 4x4

SUV

5

5

No Test

No Test

2

Yes

Ford F-150 4x2

Pickup

No Test

No Test

5

No Seat

3

GMC Yukon 4-DR 4x2

SUV

No Test

No Test

No Test

No Test

2

Yes

GMC Yukon XL 4-DR 4x2

SUV

No Test

No Test

No Test

No Test

3

Yes

Honda Passport 4-DR 4x4

SUV

4

4

5

5

3

Infiniti QX4 4-DR 4x4

SUV

4

5

5

5

3

Yes

Isuzu Rodeo 4-DR 4x4

SUV

4

4

5

5

3

Lexus RX300 4-DR 4x2

SUV

No Test

No Test

No Test

No Test

3

Yes

Lexus RX300 4-DR 4x4

SUV

4

5

5

5

3

Yes

Lincoln Navigator 4-DR 4x4

SUV

5

5

No Test

No Test

2

Yes

Nissan Frontier 4-DR 4x2

Pickup

4

5

5

5

3

Nissan Pathfinder 4-DR 4x4

SUV

4

5

5

5

3

Yes

Pontiac Aztek 4-DR 4x2

SUV

No Test

No Test

5

3

3

Yes



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