The IIHS has a fascinating bit of info we stumbled on recently comparing insurance losses for all different cars as tracked. Check it out below:

[ Insurance losses: Two-door models ]

So, you can look at both a MINI and a Silverado and see which one has been better from an insurance company’s perspective.  But more importantly, from a 50,000 ft level, one could interpret this to mean that if an insurance company is paying less, especially in medical expenses, that the car must be performing better in real-world crashes as well.  Having said that, take a look again at the MINI compared to the others in the small car category.

Who says you can’t have a safe small car?