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24/7 Wall St.: The Most Dangerous Cars in America

2. Colorado Crew Cab

Make: Chevrolet
Bad ratings: Side-poor; rollover-marginal; rear-marginal
2011 sales: 31,026
Price: $17,475
JD Power Initial Quality: 3/5

The Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon crew cab are fundamentally the same light truck made by General Motors (NYSE: GM) with differing cosmetic features. The small pickup performed quite poorly in the IIHS tests, earning a “poor” side-impact grade and “marginal” grades for rollover and rear safety. Sales of the Colorado have been especially poor in recent years; GM sold 75,716 such cars in 2007 and only 31,026 in 2011. Making matters worse, a November, 2011, recall of 5,220 Colorados and Canyons due to seat belt safety concerns did not help either the brand’s sales or its safety record. (AP Photo/Insurance Institute for Highway Safety)

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