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2018 Subaru Outback and Legacy Ace New IIHS Passenger Crash Test


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The 2018 Subaru Outback and Legacy models earn the highest safety rating in a new passenger crash test. How do they protect the front passenger?


Subaru continues to excel when it comes to having the safest vehicles in America. Subaru announced today, two of their vehicles, aced a new passenger crash test. The 2018 Outback wagon and 2018 Legacy sedan both earned the highest possible rating of “Good” from the Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) for a new passenger crash test.


The new IIHS side small overlap crash test sends a vehicle into a barrier at 40 mph with 25 percent of the vehicle’s front end overlapping the barrier on the passenger side. This is a common accident that occurs when the front passenger-side corner of a vehicle collides with another vehicle or with an obstacle such as a tree or utility pole.


Reference: TorqueNews.com

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