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2012 Chrysler 300 Earns NHTSA's Highest Safety Rating

2012 Chrysler 300

The 2012 Chrysler 300 has earned a five-star overall crash test rating, which is the highest possible, from the federal government’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

In composite tests, NHSTA scores vehicles for front and side crash safety, and the 2012 Chrysler 300 also earns five out of five stars in both of these areas. The Chrysler 300 receives a lower score of four stars for rollover risk, though.

The 2012 Chrysler 300 is one of few vehicles to get the five-star overall rating. The only other affordable large car to receive the five-star overall rating from NHTSA is the 2012 Buick LaCrosse.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has also rated the 2012 Chrysler 300 highly, and names it a Top Safety Pick for receiving the highest score of “Good” in front, side and rear crash tests and roof strength tests.

The 2012 Chrysler 300 is on sale now, and starts at $28,170.

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