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2011 Audi S4

Midsize luxury car
Crashworthiness
  • Head restraints & seats
    G

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Model year Front overlap Side Roof strength Head restraints & seats Front crash prevention
Small Moderate
2011
G
Crash avoidance rating
2010
G
Crash avoidance rating
2009
G
Crash avoidance rating
2008
G
Crash avoidance rating
2007
G
Crash avoidance rating
2006
A
Crash avoidance rating
2005
A
Crash avoidance rating
2004
P
Crash avoidance rating

Applies to 2010-11 models

Overall evaluation
G
Dynamic rating
G
Seat/head restraint geometry
G
Important: Ratings for head restraints & seats should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

Seat type

Power leather seats

How this test is conducted

Seat type Power leather seats
Geometry
Backset (mm) 46
Distance below top of head (mm) 21
Seat design parameters
Pass/fail Pass
Max T1 acceleration (g) 12.0
Head contact time (ms) 60
Force rating 1
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N) 45
Max neck tension (N) 593

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