A new study shows some small cars may not be that safe.
Of the eleven small cars included in a recent crash test, only one did reasonably well.
The test had these small cars hitting wall at 40- mph with just one-quarter of its front bumper.
The Insurance Institute For Highway Safety rated the Chevy Spark as "Acceptable."
These six cars basically failed:
Toyota Prius - C
Here are the cars that ranked marginal:
Some automakers whose cars faired poorly pointed out their cars were designed before this particular crash test and they expect future designs to perform much better