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2012 BMW X1 CRASH TEST

March 12, 2012

www.youcar.tv The rating of the BMW X1 has been upgraded from 2011 to 2012. The car is unchanged and test results have been carried over from the previous year. The 2012 rating reflects the X1′s performance against Euro NCAP’s latest requirements. Adult occupant The passenger compartment remained stable in the frontal impact, the windscreen pillar moving rearwards less than 5mm. Dummy readings indicated good protection of the knees and femurs of both driver and passenger. BMW were able to demonstrate that occupants of different sizes, and those sat in different positions, would be similarly well protected. In the side barrier impact, the car scored maximum points, with good protection of all body regions. In the more severe side pole test, dummy readings indicated marginal chest protection. Protection against whiplash injuries in rear impacts was also rated as marginal. Child occupant Based on dummy readings, the X1 scored maximum points for its protection of the 11⁄2 year old in the frontal and side barrier impacts. Forward movement of the head was well controlled in the frontal impact and, in the side impact, both dummies were properly contained by the restraints. The front passenger airbag can be disabled by BMW dealers to allow a rearward facing child restraint to be used in that seating position. A label clearly warns of the dangers of using a rearward facing child seat in that seat without first disabling the airbag. Pedestrian Euro NCAP’s pedestrian tests have
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