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Miata Safety Statistics

 

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Miata compares very well to other cars on the road.  As we all know, all else being equal ... it sticks to the road well, it is nimble and quick, and it is very difficult to roll over.

For information about vehicle safety and statistics:

 

Here are some relevant data regarding the Miata.

 

Fatal Crashes In USA Involving Miatas, By Age Group, 1994-2002

  Year Of Crash              
Age 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 TOT
                     
<16 1 0 1 1 2 2 0 1 1 9
16-20 4 1 4 2 7 4 4 3 7 36
21-24 5 2 0 1 4 6 3 4 5 30
25-34 5 3 6 9 4 7 13 3 9 59
35-44 7 5 7 1 9 9 8 10 6 62
45-54 3 6 7 8 7 7 10 12 10 70
55-64 1 0 3 2 3 1 5 4 3 22
65-69 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 4
> 69 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Unknown 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
                     
TOTAL 27 18 32 25 37 37 43 37 42  

* Source: U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, FARS database

 

Fatal Rollover Crashes In USA Involving Miatas, By Age Group, 1994-2002

  Year Of Crash              
Age 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 TOT
                     
<16 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
16-20 2 0 2 2 2 2 1 1 3 15
21-24 1 2 0 0 3 2 1 1 2 12
25-34 2 0 3 6 1 2 1 0 2 17
35-44 1 2 1 0 0 1 6 3 1 15
45-54 0 2 2 0 1 1 3 2 5 16
55-64 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 5
65-69 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
> 69 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
                     
TOTAL 6 7 10 8 8 8 13 7 16  

* Source: U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, FARS database

 

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