NCAP's car-to-car crash test of Nissan Tsuru and Versa

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), Global NCAP and Latin NCAP hosted a car-to-car crash yesterday at the IIHS headquarters in Virginia, USA.

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NCAP's car-to-car crash test of Nissan Tsuru and Versa

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), Global NCAP and Latin NCAP hosted a car-to-car crash yesterday at the IIHS headquarters in Virginia, USA.

The test was conducted between the 2016 Nissan Versa, sold in the United States, and the 2015 Nissan Tsuru, sold in Mexico. Both cars are manufactured in Mexico and have been previously tested by the IIHS and Latin NCAP respectively, the Versa obtained a performance of Good (equivalent to 5 Stars) and the Tsuru was rated Zero Stars.

After the test which involved a 50% overlap and a combined closing speed of 129 kph (80 mph), the results graphically highlighted the urgent need for the Nissan Tsuru to be taken out of production.

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