June 23, 2005


NHTSA completes 2005 SUV crash and rollover ratings

Washington, D.C. – The 2005 Acura MDX, Ford Freestyle and Jeep Grand Cherokee earned the top rating of five stars for all available seating positions in frontal and side crash tests, announced the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). All results are available at www.safercar.gov.

In rollover testing, several vehicles earned four stars, including the Ford Freestyle, Acura MDX and Honda CR-V. Separate rollover testing is done for two-wheel- and four-wheel-drive versions of 2005 models selected for rollover testing.

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