The 2015 Volt received four stars in the front crash test and five stars in the side and rollover crash tests.
The Volt is on sale now at Chevrolet dealerships.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has not rated the 2015 Volt.
Standard safety equipment on the 2015 Volt includes antilock brakes with traction control, electronic stability control and eight airbags, including driver and passenger knee airbags. Optional safety features include a rearview camera, forward collision warning and lane-departure warning systems.
Edmunds says: Car shoppers should note that the 2015 Ford C-Max Energi and the 2015 Nissan Leaf earned a four-star overall safety rating from NHTSA. The 2015 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid has not been rated.