2013 Hyundai Elantra | Frontal Oblique Offset (35% Overlap, Driver) Crash Test by NHTSA | CrashNet1
2013 Hyundai Elantra
Impact speed: 90kph/56mph at 15º Angle, 35% moderate overlap.
Head injury criteria(HIC): Driver-344, Passenger-951.
This is a new testing procedure under development by NHTSA. Oblique crashes
engaged on of the main longitudinal member and caused the occupant to move
in an oblique manner. A 2013 Hyundai Elantra was impacted on the front
driver corner by a Research Moving Deformable Barrier. The test vehicle's
mass was 1,590 kg (3,504 lbs), and the RMDB's mass was 2491 kg (5491 lbs).
Driver's side A-Pillar buckled rearward. Resulting in separation between
the top of the
door and roof sill. Windshield cracked throughout with no penetration in
the protected zone. Hood remained latched during the impact event, however
bent upwards exposing the engine compartment.
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