Most Common Car Involved in Accidents

Whether or not you are in the market for a new vehicle, there’s one thing you should always prioritize: safety. Some cars are safer than others, and it’s easy to be distracted by the way a particular model looks and feels. However, with thousands of Americans killed in auto crashes every year, it’s important to keep in mind how well a vehicle will protect you, your loved ones, and your friends.

At Morgan & Morgan, our car accident attorneys represent injury victims, helping them to secure compensation and justice in the wake of a crash. Read on to find out which cars and auto manufacturers are most commonly involved in accidents.

What Do Car Buyers Look For?

More than 17 million vehicles were sold in the United States in 2018. Suffice it to say that Americans love buying cars. But what do they think about when making purchases? According to a 2017 J.D. Power survey of American car buyers, shoppers focus more on price, design, and performance than they do on crash ratings, defects, and historical death totals.

Which Cars Are in the Most Crashes?

According to a study of more than 2.4 million vehicles model year 2009 and later, the 10 most often involved in accidents are:

  1. BMW 4 Series
  2. BMW X1
  3. Land Rover Range Rover Evoque
  4. Jaguar XJ
  5. Infiniti JX
  6. Lexus RX 350
  7. Audi A5
  8. Cadillac ATS
  9. Lexus CT 200h
  10. Infiniti QX60

Meanwhile, AutoInsurance.org lists the 10 auto brands involved in the most fatal accidents:

  1. Ford
  2. Chevrolet
  3. Toyota
  4. Honda
  5. Dodge
  6. Nissan
  7. GMC
  8. Jeep
  9. Hyundai
  10. Chrysler

Contact an Auto Accident Attorney

For more than 30 years, the auto accident attorneys at Morgan & Morgan have fought on behalf of car crash injury victims. Insurance companies invariably try to minimize the compensation victims get, so you need an expert negotiator on your side to ensure the best shot at receiving the settlement you deserve. Our attorneys understand how to navigate the legal and insurance processes to get the job done. Schedule a free case evaluation now.

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