Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) showcased the crash capabilities of its recently launched compact car Ignis at its research and testing facility in Rohtak, Haryana. A model of Ignis with dual airbags underwent offset frontal impact crash test at this facility at a speed of 56 kmph. Offset and side impact crashes are going to be mandatory from October 2017 for all the models. “Thus Ignis becomes first car in its segment to meet the advanced crash norm,” the company said. The front bonnet engine was massively damaged during the test, however, no major impact was seen on A pillar or B Pillar of the car. The airbags were inflated rightly, while doors and everything remained intact.
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