UNDERSTANDING DIFFERENT VEHICLE SAFETY RATINGS
Boch Maserati knows that safety is a foremost consideration for car buyers in Norwood, MA. You might be confused by the various safety ratings that are assigned to vehicles. Here’s a brief look at understanding the differences in these ratings.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is responsible for assigning the Star Safety rating with which most individuals are familiar. This organization is overseen by the US Department of Transportation. They rate cars for safety with one to five stars, and generally, their ratings are considered to be reliable.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is the other agency that assigns safety ratings. The IIHS is a non-profit organization that relies on laboratory testing to determine its safety ratings. Many dealers and car buyers consider the IIHS to be the more reputable of the two safety rating agencies, but each has its strong points.