When it comes to car safety, manufacturers promise everything. And while these claims may be tall, or fall short, it’s not always tested. And hopefully it doesn’t come to that.
EURO NCAP has crash tested the Ford Mustang, which is also on sale in India. As per the crash test, Ford Mustang scored a surprisingly low score of 2 stars out of a total of 5. It scored 72 for adult occupants, 32% for child occupants, 64% for pedestrian and 16% in safety assist features. Below is the crash test video as well as the report.
Crash Test Report
However, a few weeks ago, a Ford Mustang had endured a crash on a public road. The accident in Ballard, Washington made headlines in local newspapers, not because of the fact that the car was crashed into a million pieces, but because the driver of the car not only survived, but also walked home on his own.
The below video details the car’s demise. This wasn’t just a crash. Here’s a Mustang that’s come apart in major sections and a million small bits. The front and rear are the biggest separated chunks. If it did hit something, that surely did this Mustang in. The driver side of the car forms a major chunk of debris, and the rear is found a little ahead.
Severity of impact sees the engine resting on the grass. Not much muscle left in this muscle car. The bumper’s having a field day, so is a solo wheel. In fact, you could probably find every car part you’ve ever set eyes upon in that short walk by the debris.
And while all of this paints a scary picture, which it is, the driver of the Mustang walked away unscathed. And yes, did we mention that the crashed Mustang was rented?
Watch the video below.