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Side air bags save lives

 
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sfowle sfowle
Enthusiast | Posts: 507 | Joined: 05/06
Posted: 12/19/06
11:43 AM

The Insurance Institute recently tested a bunch of new small cars on the market. The results weren't surprising: the Yaris, Accent, and Rio without side air bags all got poor ratings, while the Fit and Versa with standard side bags both got top ratings. The most notable test though, was a second Yaris with optional side bags--they moved the car from poor to top ratings.  

Intern Dave Intern Dave
User | Posts: 52 | Joined: 11/06
Posted: 12/19/06
02:05 PM

i wonder how larger cars would do, comparing the same models with and without side airbags?  do you think the results would be as dramatic?  

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