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The Ford Escape And Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Did Terribly In A New Crash Test

Look, sure. You need a vehicle with more space. You like to ride higher off the ground, too, because you can see more of the road from there. An SUV is an obvious choice. But if you care about the person in your passenger seat, maybe the 2018 Ford Escape and Mitsubishi Outlander Sport aren’t […]

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Buy Your Next Car Based On These Crash Tests With A 9,000 Pound Wrecking Ball

The world is getting more dangerous day by day, and who knows what horrifying realities await us in the future. If you truly want to be prepared when shopping for your next car, base your next purchase on the results of these crash tests with a 9,000 pound wrecking ball.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Here’s What A Zero-Star Crash Test Looks Like On A New Car

The 2017 Fiat Punto became the first car to ever get zero stars in the European New Car Assessment Programme’s crash testing, the safety organization said Wednesday. That’s not a great score, and the necks of these crash-test dummies will probably be hurting in the morning.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Watch These Toys Get Annihilated During a 120 MPH Crash Test

If you had access to a crash test facility, whenever you weren’t smashing cars you’d probably be spending all of your free time thinking of other things you could launch at a wall at 120 miles per hour. Like toys, which the good people at Switzerland’s Dynamic Test Center did, and were kind enough to film […]

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Start Your Week With This Fascinating 1979 Jeep Wagoneer Crash Test Footage 

In the late 1970s, the Department of Transportation hired a California-based company called Approved Engineering Test Laboratories to crash 30 vehicles, testing for windshield intrusion, windshield mounting and fuel system integrity. The resulting footage is amazing.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Toughest Car Crash Test Just Got Even Tougher

Yesterday the Insurance Institute For Highway Safety showed the first results of its new passenger-side small-overlap crash test, which it conducted on 13 mid-size sedans. Here’s a look at the results of the new test that IIHS hopes will ensure equal protection for drivers and passengers alike.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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