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2014 MINI Cooper Hardtop Frontal Crash Test

Not too bad. Not too bad at all.

2014 MINI Cooper Hardtop
Overall Safety Rating: 4 Stars

Frontal Crash Rating: 4 Stars (Driver: 4, Passenger: 5)
Side Crash Rating: 4 Stars (Driver: 5, Passenger: 2*)
Side Pole Crash Rating: 5 Stars
Combined Side Barrier and Pole Rating: (Driver: 5, Passenger: 2)
Rollover Rating: 4 Stars
Risk of Rollover: 11.1%

*During the side impact test, the interior door panel struck the torso of the rear passenger dummy, causing a high lower spine acceleration. High lower spine accelerations, in excess of 82 g's, indicate a higher likelihood of thoracic injury.

NHTSA - New Car Assessment Program (NCAP), Frontal Test:
Crash test dummies representing an average-sized adult male and a small-sized adult female are placed in the driver and front passenger seats, respectively, and are secured with seat belts. Vehicles are crashed into a fixed barrier at 35 mph (56.3km/h), which is equivalent to a head-on collision between two similar vehicles each moving at 35 mph.



[Source: CrashNet1 @ YouTube]

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