FRONTAL CRASH RESPONSES CAR-TO-CAR IMPACT TEST OF A 1984 CHEVROLET CELEBRITY INTO A 1984 HONDA ACCORD WITH A CLOSING VELOCITY OF 55.5 MPH

This test report documents one of a series of crash tests conducted to evaluate Part 572 and Hybrid III dummy responses in both the restrained and unrestrained environment, and to catalog vehicle structural responses from a variety of crash configurations. Testing was conducted with a 1984 Chevrolet Celebrity 4-door Sedan and a 1984 Honda Accord 4-door Sedan at the TRCO Crash Test Facility, East Liberty, Ohio. The Chevrolet Celebrity was towed into the Honda Accord at 0 deg with a closing velocity of 55.5 mph. One Hybrid III dummy was located in the driver's designated seating position and one Hybrid III dummy was located in the right front seating position in the subject vehicle. One Hybrid III dummy was located in the driver's designated seating position and one Hybrid III dummy was located in the right front seating position in the partner vehicle. The test date was March 26, 1985 and the ambient temperature was 56 deg F.

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures;
  • Pagination: 276 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00451608
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 850326 Test Rpt., HS-806 773
  • Contract Numbers: DTNH22-82-A-08401
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 31 1985 12:00AM