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2012 BMW X3

Midsize luxury SUV
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  • Head restraints & seats
    G
1
Side airbags: front and rear head curtain airbags and front door-mounted torso airbags
2
Rollover sensor: designed to deploy the side curtain airbags in the event of an impending rollover
3
Driver knee airbag: a separate airbag in the lower instrument panel designed to minimize knee injuries in frontal crashes
4
Electronic stability control
5
Antilock brakes
6
Daytime running lights
Model yearFront small overlapFront moderate overlapSideRoof strengthHead restraints & seats
2015
2014
G
2013
G
2012
G
2011
G
2010
G
G
G
2009
G
G
G
2008
G
G
G
2007
G
P
2006
G
P
2005
G
P
2004
G
P

Applies to 2011-14 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 (AHR)

How this test is conducted

Seat typePower leather seats (AHR)
Geometry
Backset (mm)40
Distance below top of head (mm)34
Seat design parameters
Pass/failPass
Max T1 acceleration (g)16.2
Head contact time (ms)42
Force ratingLow
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N)0
Max neck tension (N)333

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