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Accord 5 MPH Bumper Test Results
 Date: December 04, 2002 21:27
 Submitted by:  ivtec1
 Source: www.canadiandriver.com/news/021205-2.htm
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From the article:

"Honda Accord: Re-engineered for the 2003 model year, the Accord's bumper system doesn't include restorable energy-absorbing mounts, either. The bumper bars are attached with mounts that bend and buckle during impact. The damage has to be repaired, which increases the cost of owning this car. There's only foam to absorb the energy of minor impacts, "and the foam fails to keep the damage away from the car body," Lund says.

Like the Corolla, the Accord's rear bumper is reinforced in the middle to perform well in the Institute's pole test, so this impact was conducted off-center. Still, the damage repair cost was a relatively low $332."

http://www.canadiandriver.com/news/021205-2.htm

Last edited by Tuan on December 04, 2002 23:00

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