Petite vehicles missing in rear-seat passenger protections

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The IIHS charges the automobiles on how neatly the car’s construction held up, trauma measures recorded through two dummies within the automobiles and the way neatly the restraints managed the motion of the ones dummies.

All 5 automobiles equipped excellent coverage for the dummy within the entrance seat, the assessments discovered, however the rear-seat dummies didn’t fare as neatly.

The rear-seat dummy slipped underneath the seat belt within the Ranger. Moving of the seat belt from its correct place will increase the danger of inside accidents.

Within the Ranger, Tacoma, Frontier and Colorado, the rear dummy’s head got here akin to the entrance seat again.

The Gladiator lacks facet curtain airbags, which the IIHS stated will increase the danger of trauma from a dry affect.


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