Crash Test Results for Sedan Bumpers

Bumpers on 2009 models of the Honda Accord, Hyundai Sonata, Mazda 6, and Nissan Maxima performed better than their 2007 predecessors in low-speed crash tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Bumpers on the 2009 Chevrolet Malibu and 2010 Ford Fusion did worse than earlier models. Get the complete story at TheAutoChannel.com.

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Huge cost of mismatched bumpers
IIHS news release • December 2, 2010 Huge cost of mismatched bumpers: When bumpers on cars and SUVs don't line up (and many of them don't), low-speed collisions produce more damage and higher repair costs ARLINGTON, VA — Bumpers are the first line of defense against costly damage in everyday low-speed crashes. Bumpers on cars are designed to match up with each other in collisions, but a long-standing gap in federal regulations exempts SUVs from the same rules. New Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash tests demonstrate the results: SUV bumpers that don't line up with those on cars can lead to huge repair bills in what should be minor collisions in stop-and-go traffic. Full text of release at: http://www.iihs.org/news/rss/pr120210.html





16. Dateline 1990-1991 Special Interest Bumper Crash Testing IIHS.flv
MotorWeek '91 FYI similar to Dateline Honda Accord, Honda Ascot Innova, Honda Inspire, Honda Vigor, Rover 600, Rover Six Hundred, Chevrolet Cavalier, Chevy Cavalier, Pontiac Sunfire, Toyota Cavalier, Toyota Camry V20, Toyota Vista, Lexus ES 250, Holden Apollo, Saturn SL2, Saturn SL1, Saturn SW2, Saturn SW1, Saturn SC1, Saturn SC2, Mitsubishi Galant, Mitsu Galant VR 4, Mitsubishi Eterna, Mitsu Eterna, Dodge 2000 GTX, Eagle 2000 GTX, Mitsubishi ZX, Mitsubishi MF, Mitsubishi MS, Mitsubishi MX, Eagle Talon, Mitsubishi Eclipse, Plymouth Laser, Mazda 626, Ford Telstar, Mazda Capella, Mazda GD platform, Mazda MX 6, Mazda Persona, Ford Probe, Oldsmobile Ciera, Olds Ciera, Oldsmobile Cutlass, Olds Cutlass, Buick Century, Chevy Celebrity, Chevrolet Celebrity, Pontiac 6000, Subaru Legacy, Subaru Liberty, Isuzu Aska CX, Hyundai Sonata Y2, Mitsubishi Galant Σ





Mercedes C-Class VS Chevrolet Malibu - CRASH TEST
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IIHS Muscle Car Crash Tests
IIHS shows Chevy Camaro, Ford Mustang and Dodge Challenger crash tests from multiple angles. Watch more crash tests at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCYstTL5MKTS9cR4dQ2_u3yHO2BECYyzh Segment 1: Selected crashworthiness tests




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