Definition of minicar
: a very small automobile; especially : subcompact
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Although the IIHS ranks cars in all size categories, from minicars like the Toyota Yaris to large pickups like the Honda Ridgeline, large cars provide more protection for drivers and passengers.
Nissan stepped in after Mitsubishi was found inflating fuel economy figures for its minicar models, also sold under the Nissan brand.
A sit-down scooter with a crumple zone and aluminum roll cage, the C1 was intended to entice minicar buyers with an even smaller alternative that offered the same level of crash protection as most European small cars.
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