Jason Fenske Explores What A 5-Star Crash Car Rating Actually Means
The host of Engineering Explained explains what it means if a car has a 5-star crash rating versus a 3-star or 4-star crash rating.
Engineering Explained's Jason Fenske is back with another of his elaborate videos. This time he tackles what a 5-star crash rating really means for your car.
"What does it mean if a car has a 5-star crash rating versus a 3-star or 4-star crash rating? What does the overall vehicle score mean? What do frontal, side, and rollover ratings represent? We'll cover what testing is involved for each test, as well as what the star rating means and how it correlates with a risk of injury depending on the occupant's location in the vehicle. It's important to understand that all vehicles must meet minimum federal standards for safety, however star ratings allow you to compare vehicles and determine which vehicles are the safest within their category," says the video's description.