Small cars tested on crash tests

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The cars were tested the strength of the roofs of six mini cars to see how well they would do in a rollover.

The highest rating went to the Smart ForTwo car. It withstood more than five times its weight in the test.

Lowest rated was the Chevrolet Aveo, withstanding just over three times its weight. Chevrolet says the Aveo meets government standards and has done well in other safety tests.

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

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