SIDE PROTECTION IN 2-DOOR AND 4-DOOR PRODUCTION VEHICLES MDB-TO-CAR SIDE IMPACT TEST OF A 26 DEGREE CRABBED MOVING DEFORMABLE BARRIER TO A 1982 CHEVROLET CITATION AT 33.5 MPH

This test report documents one of a series of thirteen crash tests to evaluate side impact protection in various vehicle models. Testing was conducted on a 1982 Chevrolet Citation 2-door hatchback at the TRCO Crash Test Facility, East Liberty, Ohio. The test vehicle was impacted on the left side by a moving deformable barrier, crabbed to 26 deg, at 33.5 mph. Occupant responses of two side impact dummies were measured. One dummy was located in the driver's designated seating position and one was located in the left rear seating position. The test date was December 22, 1983 and the ambient temperature was 18 deg F.

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures;
  • Pagination: 171 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00396289
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 831222 Final Rpt., HS-806 634
  • Contract Numbers: DTNH22-82-A-08401
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 31 1985 12:00AM