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Tacoma Safety

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by papabear050, Jan 2, 2011.

  1. Jan 2, 2011 at 1:48 PM
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    papabear050

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  2. Jan 2, 2011 at 2:01 PM
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    BlueTaco07

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    Probably because some of the options on the 2011 involve upsized tires or more off road packages so they think its more unsafe. just a guess?
     
  3. Jan 2, 2011 at 2:02 PM
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    fletch aka

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  4. Jan 2, 2011 at 2:02 PM
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    Or they assumed that the gas pedal will get stuck
     
  5. Jan 2, 2011 at 2:04 PM
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    jdtemple

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    too many vehicles were getting the 5 star rating, so they upped the requirements for 2011+ vehicles.
     
  6. Jan 2, 2011 at 2:04 PM
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    straycat241

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    get some beefy slider and a ARB bumper and people will have to watch out for you !!
     
  7. Jan 2, 2011 at 2:05 PM
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    i think its the new grille, its less safe
     
  8. Jan 2, 2011 at 4:00 PM
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    Jimsc

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    Your right the two bar grills are twice as safe, thats why I bought a 2010.
     
  9. Jan 2, 2011 at 8:16 PM
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    KenLyns

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    Wonder what caused the difference between the driver and passenger results. Theoretically the passenger side has more space for the airbag to deploy, so it should be safer. It sucks NHTSA no longer provides the detailed results behind the dumbed down star ratings. In 2010 and earlier it provided chest deceleration, femur load, etc.
     
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