Talking Cars 227: Lincoln Corsair, and Why Women Are More Likely to Get Hurt in Crashes

Keith Barry

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Main theme: Four decades of studies show that female vehicle occupants are more likely to be hurt or killed in a crash. We discuss why that hasn’t changed and what should be done. Then, we share our first impressions of the new compact Lincoln Corsair SUV, and answer viewer questions.

Driven this week: 2020 Lincoln Corsair

Audience questions:

  • My front seatback is very close to the child car seat I have installed in the back. Is that a problem?

  • Why is BMW charging for Apple CarPlay? Will more automakers follow suit?

  • I have a terrible commute and need a comfortable, fuel-efficient car that’s good for my back.

  • Help! We’ve got a kid on the way, and $10,000 to spend on a new car.

As with other “Talking Cars” episodes, this one is available free through Apple Podcasts. (Subscribe to the audio or video.) You’ll also find the audio on Spotify (log-in required) and video on YouTube.

• Plans to Update Government Crash Tests, episode 226
• Mercedes-Benz A-Class, New-Car Problems, episode 225
• Tesla Smart Summon, Hyundai Palisade, episode 224
• Pedestrian Detection, Ford F-150 Raptor, episode 223
• California Emissions, Ford Escape, episode 222

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