The Jeep Commander has the worst possible blind spot, according to Consumer Reports.
Consumer Reports said yesterday the Jeep Commander SUV has the longest “blind zone” behind it of 200 vehicles tested by the magazine for the potential risk they pose to unseen children.
The magazine’s testers concluded that a driver 5 feet 1 inch tall could not see the top of a 28-inch-tall traffic cone placed behind the Commander and meant to represent a child until the cone was moved 69 feet back from the Jeep’s rear bumper. For a driver 5 feet 8 inches tall, the “blind” distance was 44 feet.
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