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      08-14-2012, 07:47 PM   #80
Robert
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Originally Posted by simnew View Post
Acrura and Honda have historically produced some of the worst crash test of any car ever manufactured so I don't really place a great deal of merit on a single test like this.
Maybe a decade ago the Japanese were still lagging behind but they have made great strides in the last decade.

Honda Accord in the past decade
http://www.iihs.org/ratings/ratingsbyseries.aspx?id=276

Acura TL in the past decade
http://www.iihs.org/ratings/ratingsbyseries.aspx?id=436

I believe they probably lucked out in this particular test but I stand to believe they are as safe as European counter parts today.
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