The National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator's (NHTSA) Web site contains crash-test data for every type of vehicle, beginning with 1990 models.

The site also provides information about proper child safety seat use, including articles on safety seat compatibility with specific vehicles, danger areas for children, seat selection, recalls, airbag on/off switch installation and more.
Ralph Nader's Public Citizen site contains articles and safety standards for subjects such as child restraints, airbags and rollovers.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety includes crash-test photos and letter grade ratings on vehicles from the mid-1990s.
CarFax, for a fee, will provide information on a car's changes of ownership, accident history, and possible title problems.
In addition to recall information, the Center for Auto Safety provides documentation about vehicle problems, along with model-specific advise addressing these issues.
An informative site that provides vehicle recall data. It also contains manufacturers lists of specific problems for a variety of vehicles , including owner comments.
This site allows you to find a dealer, get reviews on new or used cars or research vehicles by class. provides not only a listing of new and used vehicle pricing but also extensive reviews helpful to the car shopper. Search for specific vehicles or by class or by price, or get a wealth of shopping tips and helpful hints.
This site gives personal reviews of specific models written by actual owners.