2012 Chevrolet Sonic side test
2012 Chevrolet Sonic with standard side airbags 31 mph side test
Overall evaluation: Good
Full rating at http://www.iihs.org/ratings/rating.aspx?id=1563
SUVs and pickups pose less risk to people in crashes
IIHS news release • September 28, 2011
Effort to make SUVs, pickups less deadly to car occupants in crashes is paying off
ARLINGTON, VA - Today's SUVs and pickups pose far less risk to people in cars and minivans than previous generations, a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows. Until recently, SUVs and pickups were more likely than cars or minivans of the same weight to be involved in crashes that killed occupants of other cars or minivans. That's no longer the case for SUVs, and for pickups the higher risk is much less pronounced than it had been.
Full text of release at http://www.iihs.org/news/rss/pr092811.html
1959 Chevrolet Bel Air vs. 2009 Chevrolet Malibu crash test
IIHS 50th anniversary demonstration test • September 9, 2009
In the 50 years since US insurers organized the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, car crashworthiness has improved. Demonstrating this was a crash test conducted between a 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air and a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu. In a real-world collision similar to this test, occupants of the new model would fare much better than in the vintage Chevy.
"It was night and day, the difference in occupant protection," says Institute president Adrian Lund. "What this test shows is that automakers don't build cars like they used to. They build them better."
The crash test was conducted at an event to celebrate the contributions of auto insurers to highway safety progress over 50 years. Beginning with the Institute's 1959 founding, insurers have maintained the resolve, articulated in the 1950s, to "conduct, sponsor, and encourage programs designed to aid in the conservation and preservation of life and property from the hazards of highway accidents."
More information at http://www.iihs.org/50th/default.html
2012 Audi A4 small overlap test
2012 Audi A4 40 mph small overlap front test
Overall evaluation: Poor
Full rating at http://www.iihs.org/ratings/rating.aspx?id=1677&seriesid=558
Chevy Sonic | 2012 | Frontal Crash Test | NHTSA | CrashNet1
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Overall: 5 Stars
Frontal: 5 Stars
Side: 5 Stars
Rollover: 4 Stars
Crash test dummies representing an average-sized adult
male and a small-sized adult female are placed in the
driver and front passenger seats, respectively, and are
secured with seat belts. Vehicles are crashed into a fixed
barrier at 35 miles per hour (mph), which is equivalent to a
head-on collision between two similar vehicles each moving
at 35 mph.
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Low-Speed Crash Test Chevrolet Sonic
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Pruebas de impacto a baja velocidad al automóvil Chevrolet Sonic 2012 para analizar su reparabilidad, costos y disponibilidad de refacciones (Cesvi México no emite calificaciones de sus pruebas).
Low-speed crash test to 2012 Chevrolet Sonic for analyzing its reparability, costs and parts availability (Cesvi Mexico does not rate its test).
2012 Chevrolet Sonic LTZ Turbo, On The Road
Sponsored by http://www.couponsoffersanddeals.com (Free Digital Coupons), http://www.buttinseat.com (For Auto Dealers) and http://www.ANProximityMarketing.com (Mobile Advertising). On the road with Roosevelt, Ron and Kathy in 2012 Chevy Sonic LTZ turbo 6 speed manual at media launch in San Francisco. 09.19-20.11
Ford F150 and Honda Civic frontal crash test by IIHS
When large, truck-based SUVs collide with passenger cars or minivans, the results can be devastating for the occupants of the latter.
But fatalities in such accidents are on the decrease in the United States thanks to measures employed by automakers. Traffic deaths are down 64 percent since the year 2000 due to changes in automobile design such as lower bumpers for SUVs and better-protect cabin cells for passenger cars.
In 2000, the death rate for car and minivan passengers in collisions with trucks or SUVs was 44 deaths per million. That came down to 16 deaths per million by 2009.
The study was conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, a private-sector group based in Arlington, Virginia.
"By working together, the automakers got life-saving changes done quickly," said Joe Nolan, the institute's chief administrative officer.
2012 Chevrolet Sonic LTZ 4DR Start Up, Exterior/ Interior Review
Welcome everyone to the all new 2012 Chevrolet Sonic LTZ in 4 door sedan form.
It's been in the works for awhile now, as a replacement to the tired Aveo. On that front, it now sport multiple futuristic design cues, and all new features. Many of these highly unique aspects are explained throughout this complete review of the vehicle.
This review consists of explaining many unique features and aspects of the overall car, complete with a demonstration of the engine, through the start up process, which in this case does include a remote start demonstration. This video is designed to educate potential buyers and enthusiasts alike on one of many new vehicles on the market today.
2012 Chevrolet Sonic LT Start Up, Engine, and In Depth Tour
In this video I give a full in depth tour of the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic 2LT sedan. I take viewers on a close look through the interior and exterior of this car while showing details, over viewing of features, and noting unique styling cues to the vehicle itself. I also show the engine and the details of it, start it up and see how it sounds under acceleration. A thorough tour/review of this car designed to give others a greater overall appreciation of the vehicle.
2012 Chevy Sonic 2LS, Night View, O'Donnell Chevrolet, San Gabriel, CA 91776
The Sonic is fun. We display the night view of interior controls and illuminations with the all new Sonic. The simple, yet progressive, design will grab your attention and make you feel like you're driving a car of the future...and you are! Chevy is back and they have brought with them higher quality and better safety and designs. They've kept the price tag low and affordable for anyone on a budget or looking for an entry level vehicle. Find us online at http://www.ODchevy.com or call us at 626-285-3600. Ask for Jason, Hugo, or Ken, our dealer managers. Their experience will get you the answer you're looking for. Thank you for viewing our videos and channel.