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Ford Galaxie Crash Test

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Ford Galaxie is a type of full-size car produced by an American automobile manufacturer, Ford Motor Company, in 1959. This model was intended to be the successor of Ford Fairlane. It was assembled in United States, Australia, and Brazil. The company ended the production of this model in 1974, and it was later replaced by Ford LTD. During its production period, the company has released four generations of Ford Galaxie. The first generation was produced in 1959. The second generation was produced in 1960-1964. The third generation was produced in 1965-1968. The fourth generation was produced in 1969-1974. And new generation is start in 2015.

The latest generation of Ford Galaxie has five different body styles, namely 2-door hardtop, 4-door sedan, 4-door hardtop, 4-door station wagon, and 2-door convertible. It has 213 inches length. It features five different engines, namely the 3.9 liters I6 engine, 4.9 liters Windsor V8 engine, 5.8 liters Windsor V8 engine, 6.4 liters FE V8 engine, and 7.0 liters 385 V8 engine.

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Safety Crash Test

According to Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in its 1974 status report document, some 1974 models are more prone to damage. This includes Ford Galaxie, which shows to be more prone to damage according to the series of crash tests conducted between various models of cars produced in 1974, such as Chevrolet Impala, Plymouth Fury, AMC Ambassador, Chevrolet Vega, Ford Pinto, and AMC Gremlin.

– For the low speed barrier crash test result, Ford Galaxie received 89.10 points for the 5 mph front into barrier, 0 points for the 5 mph rear into barrier, 450.45 points for the 10 mph front into barrier, and 992.06 points for the 15 mph front into barrier.

– For the low-speed car to car crash test result, Ford Galaxie received 150.52 points for the 10 mph front to rear front damage, 83.85 points for the 10 mph front to rear damage, and 234.10 points for the 10 mph front to rear total damage. It received 85.10 points for the ten mph front to side front damage, 676.15 points for the ten mph front to side damage, and 761.25 points for the 10 mph front to side total damage.

– For further low speed car to car crash test result, Ford Galaxie received 112.40 points for the 10 mph front to front corner front damage, 379.75 points for the 10 mph front to front corner corner damage, 492.15 points for the 10 mph front to front corner total damage, 132.05 points for the 10 mph front to rear corner front damage, 160.85 points for the 10 mph front to rear corner damage, and 292.90 points for the 10 mph front to rear corner total damage.

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– For the estimated repair cost on the low-speed barrier crash test result, Ford Galaxie’s repair costs are estimated to be $20 for 2.5 mph rear into barrier crash, $402.10 for 5 mph front into barrier crash, $242.60 for 5 mph rear into barrier crash, $917.17 for 10 mph front into barrier crash, and $1243.30 for 15 mph front into barrier crash.

– For the estimated repair cost on the low-speed car to car crash test result, Ford Galaxie’s repair costs are estimated to be $35.10 for 10 mph front to rear front damage, $213.85 for 10 mph front to rear damage, $248.95 for 10 mph front to rear total damage, $103.50 for 10 mph front to side front damage, $339.50 for 10 mph front to side damage, $443.00 for 10 mph front to side total damage, $189.20 for 10 mph front to front corner front damage, $225.10 for 10 mph front to front corner corner damage, and $414.30 for 10 mph front to front corner total damage.

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