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2005 Audi S4

Midsize luxury/near luxury car
Crashworthiness
  • Head restraints & seats
    A

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Ratings shown are the latest available for this model year.
See below for ratings based on manufacture date.
Model year Front overlap SideRoof strengthHead restraints & seatsFront crash prevention
SmallModerate
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 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 manufactured after Oct 2004

How this test is conducted

Seat typeAll seats AHR manufactured after Oct 2004
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 rating1
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 manufactured before Nov 2004

How this test is conducted

Seat typeAll seats manufactured before Nov 2004
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 rating3
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N)248
Max neck tension (N)911

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