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Smart USA responds to IIHS crash test results

by Sam Abuelsamid (RSS feed) on Apr 14th, 2009 at 10:58AM

IIHS crash tests – Click above for high-res image gallery Needless to say, the folks over at Smart USA were not pleased to see the results of the latest batch of crash testing from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The IIHS did a series of frontal offset crash tests between small and mid-size cars, one of which included a smart ForTwo versus a Mercedes C300. While the results may have been what most people expected, they don't correlate with the ForTwo's results in standardized tests where the IIHS rates the smart as good in front and side impacts. The feds at the National... Read More

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