Originally Posted by 18LLC
well, if you have time, and you know someone that have civic, go there, and use one of your finger to push the hood or fender. Guess what will happen? it will just like push a can sode, but the difference is the car's body still can pop up. now, try some euro cars, not all, but most of them that i know won't have this happen. remember, only one finger.
Sheet metal doesn't protect you in a crash. The hood on my bimmer is easily pushed.
The last civic was a best pick in car crashes and now comes with a stiffer structure and 6 front air bags.