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Old 08-18-2012, 03:10 PM
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IIHS rates BMW F30 as marginal in new kind of crash test

I'm sure that BMW engineers its cars to do well in crash tests. Now the IIHS has introduced a new test. The Volvo S60 does well but the BMW F30 is marginal. The Mercedes C-class is poor. The VW CC did so poorly that the driver's door flew off which means you can fall out and get killed. The Audi A4's door opened but it did not fall off.

I'm sure BMW will see if it can do better. It is not easy because if it does well on the pole test, it may be too rigid and not absorb energy in the full frontal test.

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