IIHS updates side impact test standards: 19 models of 20 cars underperform
The full name of IIHS is Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. It is an important part of the world’s safety standards and one of the strict automotive safety rating agencies, so it is also regarded as an authority. A few days ago, IIHS released a new collision test standard,And selected 20 SUVs for testing, but the results showed that only one model of Mazda CX-5 received good reviews, and the other 19 models performed poorly (note: the test vehicles are all US models).
Specifically, in the latest IIHS crash test standards, only Mazda received a G (excellent) rating.Other models such as Audi Q3, Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Chuangku, Honda CR-V, Nissan Rogue (Xijun), Subaru Forester, Toyota RAV4, Toyota Venza (Venza) and Volvo XC40 received A (acceptable) ratings.
In addition, Buick Envision, Ford Ruiji, GMC Terrain, Hyundai Tucson, Jeep Freeman, Jeep Guide, Kia Sportage, Lincoln Adventurer received M (general) evaluation. andHonda HR-V and Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross received poor ratings.
It is reported that,The new side impact test standard increases the weight of the collision object to 1896 kg and the speed to 60km/h, which is intended to simulate the weight of a medium-sized SUV. For reference, the previous standard was 1497 kg and 50km/h.
The side impact test results of the following models in the US IIHS:
Note: The IIHS crash test results are divided into four levels: Good, Acceptable, Marginal, Poor.