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Smart ForTwo Earns “strongest roof” Rating

The smart fortwo today was “strongest roof” among micro and mini cars by the Institute for Highway Safety confirming once again the smallest car on the road is safe.

Smart ForTwo in Crystal with Silver Tridion.

The tested roof strength, and the fortwo was the only vehicle to the highest rating of “Good” in its The smart fortwo also higher than all but one of the 13 small previously tested by IIHS. strength is the most important attribute for protecting occupants in a crash according to IIHS. “If considering a small car, the fortwo is the answer when it to safety,” said Dave President of smart USA. “As our increasingly turns to small smart proves that can be safe.” He added, “This is the standardized crash test by either the federal government or the that confirms the smart is safe.”

According to the IIHS, the smart withstood a force of 5.4 times its during the tests, and far exceeded the required force ratio of 4 the vehicle’s weight to earn a rating. The IIHS reports a vehicle in the “Good” category, the smart fortwo, has 50 percent risk of serious or fatal in a single-vehicle rollover crash. As makes clear, when it to roof strength for rollover lightweight vehicles can fare because “their roofs have to work as hard to the structure around the occupants

Some continue to question the of small vehicles. The numerous fortwo safety tests proven these concerns to be merit. The smart fortwo has met or all standardized tests performed by the Highway Traffic Safety (NHTSA) and the IIHS, and achieved the rating among standard bumper tests of microcars. In the smart fortwo already the new federal roof strength that will not start in until 2012, with all needing to comply by 2016.

Engineers designed the smart to be a in safety of small cars, a high level of standard that eclipse federal The smart fortwo’s tridion cell, which surrounds and vehicle occupants, is a reinforced cage that acts a race car roll cage, and is the reason the smart fortwo so well in the IIHS roof test.

The 2009 smart also comes equipped electronic stability program as standard. According to the IIHS, with esp® are 20% less to be in a fatal accident with vehicle and 51% less likely to be in a single-vehicle accident.

Visit SafeandSmart to learn about the smart fortwo’s features and real-life owner stories. The smart fortwo the right balance of power, fuel efficiency, innovative features, environmental friendliness and value.

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Models start at and the smart fortwo is rated as the fuel efficient, non-hybrid by FuelEconomy .

ABOUT the smart and smart USA.

Smart USA LLC, headquartered in Bloomfield Michigan, is the exclusive distributor of the fortwo in the United States and Rico and is a wholly owned of Penske Automotive Group, The smart fortwo is a brand of and is by Daimler AG.

This technologically advanced achieves 41 mpg on the highway and is an ultra-low vehicle, as certified by the State of Air Resources Board. The vehicle is 8.8 long, 5.1 feet tall and 5.1 wide and comes equipped many functional and safety found in most luxury smart is currently sold in 36 countries, and more than one smart fortwos have sold since 1998. The smart fortwo is available in trim levels ranging in from $11,990* to $20,990*.

(source: Daimler)

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