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Vehicles with the highest rates of death

Although the chances of dying in a car crash has plunged in recent years, some vehicles from automakers such as Kia, Nissan and Chevrolet have significantly higher rates of death than others. In general, the smallest and lightest vehicles resulted in the highest rates of death, with most of them being entry-level models without advanced safety features.

Here is the full list of the deadliest vehicles from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, measured between the 2008-2011 model years.

19. Honda Civic

Here is the full list of the deadliest
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Here is the full list of the deadliest vehicles from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, measured between the 2008-2011 model years.
Honda Civic (4-door)
Overall driver deaths (per million): 49
Multiple-vehicle crashes: 28
Single-vehicle crashes: 21
Single-vehicle rollovers: 8

18. Dodge Nitro

Dodge Nitro 2WD Overall driver deaths (per million):
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Dodge Nitro 2WD
Overall driver deaths (per million): 51
Multiple-vehicle crashes: 7
Single-vehicle crashes: 50
Single-vehicle rollovers: 40

17. Mazda 6

Mazda 6 Overall driver deaths (per million): 54
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Mazda 6
Overall driver deaths (per million): 54
Multiple-vehicle crashes: 34
Single-vehicle crashes: 17
Single-vehicle rollovers: 3

16. Jeep Patriot

Jeep Patriot 2WD Overall driver deaths (per million):
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Jeep Patriot 2WD
Overall driver deaths (per million): 57
Multiple-vehicle crashes: 44
Single-vehicle crashes: 9
Single-vehicle rollovers: 3

15. Mercury Grand Marquis

Mercury Grand Marquis Overall driver deaths (per million):
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Mercury Grand Marquis
Overall driver deaths (per million): 57
Multiple-vehicle crashes: 33
Single-vehicle crashes: 25
Single-vehicle rollovers: 0

14. Chevrolet Aveo

Chevrolet Aveo station wagon Overall driver deaths (per
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Chevrolet Aveo station wagon
Overall driver deaths (per million): 58
Multiple-vehicle crashes: 58
Single-vehicle crashes: 0
Single-vehicle rollovers: 0

13. Chevrolet Suburban

Chevrolet Suburban 1500 2WD Overall driver deaths (per
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Chevrolet Suburban 1500 2WD
Overall driver deaths (per million): 60
Multiple-vehicle crashes: 31
Single-vehicle crashes: 28
Single-vehicle rollovers: 9

12. Chevrolet HHR

Chevrolet HHR Overall driver deaths (per million): 61
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Chevrolet HHR
Overall driver deaths (per million): 61
Multiple-vehicle crashes: 34
Single-vehicle crashes: 25
Single-vehicle rollovers: 9

11. Nissan Cube

Nissan Cube Overall driver deaths (per million): 66
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Nissan Cube
Overall driver deaths (per million): 66
Multiple-vehicle crashes: 38
Single-vehicle crashes: 29
Single-vehicle rollovers: 6

10. Ford Focus

Ford Focus Overall driver deaths (per million): 70
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Ford Focus
Overall driver deaths (per million): 70
Multiple-vehicle crashes: 55
Single-vehicle crashes: 13
Single-vehicle rollovers: 5

9. Nissan Versa

Nissan Versa hatchback Overall driver deaths (per million):
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Nissan Versa hatchback
Overall driver deaths (per million): 71
Multiple-vehicle crashes: 37
Single-vehicle crashes: 33
Single-vehicle rollovers: 20

8. Honda Civic

Honda Civic (2-door) Overall driver deaths (per million):
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Honda Civic (2-door)
Overall driver deaths (per million): 76
Multiple-vehicle crashes: 46
Single-vehicle crashes: 29
Single-vehicle rollovers: 10

7. Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew 4WD Overall driver deaths
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Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew 4WD
Overall driver deaths (per million): 79
Multiple-vehicle crashes: 40
Single-vehicle crashes: 36
Single-vehicle rollovers: 17

6. Chevrolet Camaro

Chevrolet Camaro Overall driver deaths (per million): 80
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Chevrolet Camaro
Overall driver deaths (per million): 80
Multiple-vehicle crashes: 19
Single-vehicle crashes: 60
Single-vehicle rollovers: 25

5. Hyundai Accent

Hyundai Accent (2-door) Overall driver deaths (per million):
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Hyundai Accent (2-door)
Overall driver deaths (per million): 86
Multiple-vehicle crashes: 43
Single-vehicle crashes: 48
Single-vehicle rollovers: 20

4. Chevrolet Aveo

Chevrolet Aveo Overall driver deaths (per million): 99
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Chevrolet Aveo
Overall driver deaths (per million): 99
Multiple-vehicle crashes: 65
Single-vehicle crashes: 31
Single-vehicle rollovers: 10

3. Hyundai Accent

Hyundai Accent (4-door) Overall driver deaths (per million):
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Hyundai Accent (4-door)
Overall driver deaths (per million): 120
Multiple-vehicle crashes: 65
Single-vehicle crashes: 53
Single-vehicle rollovers: 16

2. Nissan Versa

Nissan Versa sedan Overall driver deaths (per million):
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Nissan Versa sedan
Overall driver deaths (per million): 130
Multiple-vehicle crashes: 44
Single-vehicle crashes: 87
Single-vehicle rollovers: 51

1. Kia Rio

Kia Rio Overall driver deaths (per million): 149
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Kia Rio
Overall driver deaths (per million): 149
Multiple-vehicle crashes: 96
Single-vehicle crashes: 54
Single-vehicle rollovers: 15

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