(reliabletop.com))Recently, the U.S. Highway Safety Insurance Association (IIHS), a new crash test - small overlapping face crash test, and publish a collision results. Surprisingly, the 11 cars tested, the number of luxury cars fared poorly, and only three models of the fine above two models (Volvo S60 and Acura TL) to obtain a "Good "rating.smart zed-bull http://www.reliabletop.com/smart-zedbull-w...-type_p433.html
This is called "overlapping surface crash test test when the vehicle crashed into a fixed object, 40 miles / hour (60km / h) speed, and the overlapping area of the fixed object is only equivalent to the body 25% of the width of the (existing frontal crash test, the minimum overlap area of ??the vehicle width 40%) of the crash test. As the collision area is greatly reduced, so the vehicle's safety performance requirements are also higher. The collision results were divided into four grades are Good (excellent), Acceptable (good), Marginal () Poor's (poor) "four and so on.mb star c3 http://www.reliabletop.com/mb-star-c3-pro-...c3-pro_p30.html
"Excellent" results in the models sold in the first to accept the crash test 11 models, the Volvo S60 and the Acura TL; Infiniti G-Class was "good"; Acura TSX, BMW 3 Series, Lincoln MKZ, the Volkswagen CC the score of ""; and Mercedes-Benz C-class, Lexus iS 250/350, ES350, the Audi A4 as "poor".
According to sources, the IIHS relevant responsible person said that the existing number of car crash tests, the test scores of most of the vehicles are good, but each year because of the collision incidents continued small overlap surface collisions lead to fatal one of the main factors. Therefore, the U.S. IIHS select some models in the luxury car to do the small overlapping face crash test. This test hopes to be able to restore the side of the front of a car and another car collided, or hit the scene when the telephone poles, trees and other objects, in order to be able to better car how in this regard on how to better protection of passengers.