rubber bumper

Asked by May 25, 2007 at 05:22 PM about the 1992 Honda Accord LX

Question type: General

why are the bumpers of my honda accord made of rubber?

1 Answer

14,755

Actually, your bumpers are made of pliable automotive grade plastic compound. The function of an automotive bumper is to absorb crash energy without significant damage to itself or the vehicle's front or rear end. Today's bumpers are made with a reinforcement bar of steel, aluminum, fiberglass composite or plastic. This impact system includes crash absorbing mechanisms that compress on impact, such as foam or plastic honeycomb and are designed to withstand a 5-10 mph impact with a vehicle of comparable size/weight.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Honda Accord Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    2,160
  • #2
    JP1956
    Reputation
    1,640
  • #3
    Jonathan Ford
    Reputation
    1,590
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Civic
794 Great Deals out of 76,594 listings starting at $888
Used Toyota Camry
1,052 Great Deals out of 70,872 listings starting at $750
Used Honda Accord Coupe
173 Great Deals out of 9,918 listings starting at $2,495
Used Nissan Altima
1,088 Great Deals out of 73,785 listings starting at $875
Used Toyota Corolla
898 Great Deals out of 65,121 listings starting at $1,000
Used Nissan Maxima
349 Great Deals out of 23,418 listings starting at $1,550
Used Hyundai Sonata
696 Great Deals out of 47,341 listings starting at $1,995
Used BMW 3 Series
1,018 Great Deals out of 31,251 listings starting at $1,000

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Honda Accord LX For Sale
6,112 listings starting at $18,499
2016 Honda Accord LX For Sale
19 Great Deals out of 748 listings starting at $13,995
2015 Honda Accord LX For Sale
48 Great Deals out of 1,307 listings starting at $10,500
2014 Honda Accord LX For Sale
107 Great Deals out of 2,760 listings starting at $9,499
2013 Honda Accord LX For Sale
18 Great Deals out of 551 listings starting at $7,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.