Insurance Institute tests: X5 sparkles, Trooper leaks

Stoffer, Harry
December 2000
Automotive News;12/4/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5906, p32
Trade Publication
Presents the results of automobile crash tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in the United States. Performance of the BMW X5 in the test; Fuel leaks on Isuzu Troopers after crashes; Achievement of poor grades by other sport-utilities.


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