Rear passenger protection missing in 3 midsize fashions

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The 2023 Honda Accord was once the one style to obtain a excellent score, without a heightened possibility of accidents leisurely. Rear restraints within the Accord additionally managed the dummy’s movement.

The 2023 Subaru Outback was once rated applicable for rear passenger protection, and the 2023 Nissan Altima and the 2023 Toyota Camry had been marginal.

Dummies in nearly all of the automobiles examined “submarined,” or slid ahead underneath the lap belt, IIHS President David Harkey stated. Submarining strikes the belt onto the stomach and will increase the chance of inside accidents, he stated.

The Accord and the Jetta had been the one automobiles during which the dummy didn’t submarine.

All seven fashions demonstrated excellent coverage within the entrance seat. The IIHS has discovered that the chance of trauma is upper for rear passengers than the ones within the entrance in more moderen automobiles, most likely a results of protection developments within the entrance. The rear seat continues to be the most secure location for small children.

The IIHS has additionally not too long ago examined rear-seat protection in miniature vehicles and miniature vehicles.

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