Tag Archives: Body Structure

2019 Mazda3 Body Structure

Mazda North American Operations

Body Structure The all new 2019 Mazda3 is not out on the roads yet.  These models should hit the streets in the next few months. The next-generation 2019 Mazda3 boosts the amount of ultra-high-strength steel 980 megapascals or higher to ...

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2018 Honda Accord Hybrid Body Structure

Body Structure 2018 models have these body features: • Next-Generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure • Extensive use of high tensile strength steel (64.4%), including 36.5% in grades 780, 980, and 1,500 MPa • Roof attached with laser brazing ...

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2018 Jeep Compass Body Structure

2018 Jeep Compass Body Structure The 2018 Jeep Compass construction combines high-strength steel with other advanced materials. Occupants are further protected with seven standard airbags. Front driver and passenger airbags incorporate a three-vent system to ensure optimal deployment for occupants ...

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2018 Mazda MX-5 Body Structure and Airbags

Body Structure The fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 uses ultra-high-tensile steel as well as aluminum construction in the body structure. I could not locate a table to explain the different materials used on the images below.  I safe assumption would the blue ...

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2018 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid Cutaway

Vehicle Overview The 2018 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid is made with advanced material grades, including hot-stamped, high-strength steel and magnesium.  In addition to strong steel, the hood and front fenders are made from lightweight aluminum, improving both handling and fuel ...

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2018 Toyota Tacoma Body Structure

Body Structure Toyota put ultra-high-strength steel 1,500 MPa-level steel into the Tacoma’s A- and B-pillars to protect occupants in the 2018 Toyota Tacoma. Every Tacoma has standard three-point seatbelts for all seating positions, driver and front passenger Advanced Airbag System, driver and ...

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