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After an overall poor performance in low speed crash tests, the outcome for high speed tests on mid-sized SUV's was much more positive.
8 out of 9 sport utlity vehicles tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety received the highest safety rating. They include the following:
The Kia Sorrento earned an acceptable rating which is the second highest.
The SUV's were ranked based on the damage they sustain in 40 mile per hour crashes.
A good rating means a seat-belted driver would not be seriously injured in a similar crash.