Chevrolet/GMC Pickup Side Impact Crash Tests
Both tests shown below are impacts by a Chevrolet Caprice traveling at 50 mph. These tests are much more severe than required by Federal Safety Standards.
|Test conducted by NHTSA. The tank outside the frame rails. Fuel leakage exceeded that permitted by Federal Standards.|
|Test conducted by ASRI. The tank was inside the frame rails. Fuel leakage was less than that permitted by Federal Standards.|