HOW GOOD ARE THOSE NEW SMALL VANS?

This article discusses what small vans have to offer and small van safety performance, then gives the results of road tests on the following models: Plymouth Voyager SE; Toyota Van Deluxe; Volkswagen Vanagon GL; and Dodge Colt Vista (a four-door station wagon). Facts and figures are given for the following: dimensions; weight and tires; engine and gearing; fuel economy; braking; and interior noise. Ratings from poor to excellent are given for engine and transmission, handling and braking, comfort and convenience.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Consumers Union of United States, Incorporated

    256 Washington Street
    Mount Vernon, NY  United States  10550
  • Publication Date: 1984-8

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00393610
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-037 512
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 29 1985 12:00AM