marakasmalan wrote:Big mistake! The guy in the Huyundai can say so even more. He crashed into, for all practical purposes, a truck. The engine meshed up nicely, bodywork crumpled extensively and all the energy from the impact got nicely dissapated reducing the decceleration he was exposed to.
To design a car that does not deform in an accident is easy, exhibit A = Nissan Patrol. At low speeds you are OK, as you will be in almost any car - other cars will have significantly more damage.
Noted. D Ladder frame chassis vehicles generally get poor NCAP ratings?
What is the Patrol's rating?