Driver-Passenger HIC 654-307 Chest Acceleration 46.5-37.2 3 Stars. The Micra scored 9.26 out of 16 in the offset crash test. The passenger compartment held its shape reasonably well. Protection from serious neck, chest and leg injury was marginal for the driver. The vehicle scored 12.92 out of 16 in the side impact crash test. There was a moderate risk of serious chest injury for the driver. Frontal Offset Crash Test Body region scores out of 4 points each: Head/neck 2.4 pts, chest 2.39 pts, upper legs 1.81 pts, lower legs 2.67 pts. The passenger compartment held its shape reasonably well in the offset crash test. The accelerator pedal moved rearwards by 81 mm. The brake pedal moved downwards 4mm. The steering wheel hub moved 3 mm rearward, 57mm downward and 22 mm sideways. The front ("A") pillar moved 43 mm rearwards. All doors remained closed during the crash. After the crash the drivers door could be opened with high manual effort. The airbag cushioned the head of the driver but contact was unstable, with the head rolling off the side and striking the door. Steering column and console components were a potential source of injury for the driver's knees. =A metal bracket near the glove box was a potential source of injury for the passenger's knees.
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