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The 7 Most Unsafe Cars in Mexico

If the automotive industry followed the United Nations recommendations on minimum security systems, up to 6,100 lives could be saved in Mexico in 15 years.

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The 7 Most Unsafe Cars in Mexico
The 7 Most Unsafe Cars in Mexico

Recently the new Latin NCAP assessment protocol was released, which emphasizes how safe the cars sold in the market today are.

The concept of “safer cars” aims to expand the aspects to be considered when evaluating the various vehicle models, such as: Protection of adult residents and children, Pedestrian protection Y. Security supporting technologies. The rating is given by stars.

The body was created in 2010 to provide objective information about safety tests on cars. One of the tests they run for classification is the impact test: a vehicle hits a barrier at 40 mph with dummies inside. It is then given two ratings from 0 to five stars, corresponding to the two types of passengers: adults or children, with zero being the lowest rating and five being the highest rating.

The 7 Most Unsafe Cars in Mexico

1. Chevrolet Spark

  • Stern adult protection: 0
  • Stern child protection: 0

2. Mitsubishi I200

  • Stern adult protection: 0
  • Stern child protection: 0

3. GM beat

  • Stern adult protection: 0
  • Stern child protection: 0

4. Hyundai Accent

  • Stern adult protection: 0
  • Star child protection: 1

5. Fiat Mobi

  • Star adult protection: 1
  • Star child protection: 2

6th Nissan March

  • Star adult protection: 1
  • Star child protection: 2

7. Fiat Mobi

  • Star adult protection: 1
  • Star child protection: 2

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), according to its data, says Mexico ranks seventh in the world in traffic accidents, meaning 24,000 deaths per year.

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You can also check the conditions your vehicle is in “How safe is your car?”so that you shop more informed and conscious according to the safety standards and analysis of the power of the consumer.

In addition, the same company found that 30 best-selling models in the country do not have recommended security systems as they do in other locations. “If the automotive industry followed the UN recommendations on minimum security systems within a period of 15 years (2016-2030), Up to 6,100 lives were saved in Mexico”The page reads.

Other alarming data is that some of these models do not have anti-lock brakes (ABS) and some do not have airbags in their basic versions.

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On the other hand, the minimum safety systems recommended by Ltin NCAP are:

  • Occupant protection standards for front and side impacts.
  • 3-point seat belts in each seat.
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Among other things, anchors for child restraint systems (ISOFIX).

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