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2008 Dodge Ram 1500

Large pickup
Crashworthiness
  • Head restraints & seats
    P

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Model year Front overlap SideRoof strengthHead restraints & seatsFront crash prevention
SmallModerate
2008
P
Crash avoidance rating
2006
P
Crash avoidance rating

Applies to 2006-08 models

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

Seat type

Seats with adjustable lumbar

How this test is conducted

Seat typeSeats with adjustable lumbar
Geometry
Backset (mm)72
Distance below top of head (mm)42
Seat design parameters
Pass/failFail
Max T1 acceleration (g)11.6
Head contact time (ms)93
Force rating3
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N)281
Max neck tension (N)843

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