Last post on May 17, 2007 at 7:46 PM
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Toyota Tundra, Car Safety, Truck
#4 of 10 Re: TUNDRA FLOPS IN 2ND ROUND OF CRASH TESTS [geo9]
May 17, 2007 (2:59 am)
Overall from a statistical standpoint how significant is a 1 star difference in a Frontal Crash test when the majority of pickup truck fatalities, at 46%, are from rollovers.
Electronic stability control reduces rollovers by 80% according to the NHTSA. The Tundra having ESR and side airbags standard is safer on paper when considering both the Frontal crash scores and rollover protection.
One also wonders about the difference in side crash protection considering the Tundra's "B" pillar design and competitors lack of a "B" pillar. More likely than not, having a "B" pillar would be safer.
#5 of 10 Still paTROLLING the Tundra threads....
May 17, 2007 (4:59 am)
I see. Keep up the good work.
#6 of 10 MAYBE SOMEDAY
May 17, 2007 (9:01 am)
NHTSA will have rollover crash tests. But how will
the tundra fare?
I will note IF the tundra scored a 5 star rating while
the other fullsize scored a dismal 4 star rating the
"koolaid" drinkers would be splashing and trumpeting
those results all over the net while noting the "poor"
results of the others..................
Not to mention the comments of the "faithful" a few months back of the "unfair and biased" tests and how the DC model
will do much better than the "lesser" brands excuses.....
#7 of 10 Re: MAYBE SOMEDAY [geo9]
May 17, 2007 (9:06 am)
The Tundra already passes the much tougher upcoming 2009 truck rollover tests. This is noted in the Tundra brochure. Not sure any other fullsize truck can claim that.
You also continue to ignore the fact that the Tundra score a top crash rating from the IIHS.
#8 of 10 Re: Flop? [rsholland]
May 17, 2007 (1:20 pm)
"A 4-star rating, while a disappointment, is certainly not a flop."
That depends on whether or not one has an agenda they are pushing......
#9 of 10 Re: TUNDRA FLOPS IN 2ND ROUND OF CRASH TESTS [geo9]
May 17, 2007 (7:46 pm)
It's not a flop. It's a buying opportunity!