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2005 Audi S4

Midsize luxury/near luxury car
  • Head restraints & seats
    A
Ratings shown are the latest available for this model year.
See below for ratings based on manufacture date.
Model yearFront small overlapFront moderate overlapSideRoof strengthHead restraints & seats
2006
A
2005
A
2004
P

Applies to 2005-06 models built after October 2004

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

Seat type

All seats (AHR)

How this test is conducted

Seat typeAll seats (AHR)
Geometry
Backset (mm)60
Distance below top of head (mm)32
Seat design parameters
Pass/failFail
Max T1 acceleration (g)12.2
Head contact time (ms)71
Force ratingLow
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N)97
Max neck tension (N)571

Applies to 2004-05 models built before November 2004

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

Seat type

All seats

How this test is conducted

Seat typeAll seats
Geometry
Backset (mm)62
Distance below top of head (mm)50
Seat design parameters
Pass/failFail
Max T1 acceleration (g)11.2
Head contact time (ms)91
Force ratingHigh
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N)248
Max neck tension (N)911

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