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2009 Pontiac G3

Small car
Crashworthiness
  • Head restraints & seats
    P

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Model year Small overlap front Moderate overlap front Side Roof strength Head restraints & seats Front crash prevention Headlights LATCH ease of use
Driver Passenger
2009
P
Crash avoidance rating

Applies to 2009 models

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

Manual cloth seats

How this test is conducted

Seat type Manual cloth seats
Geometry
Backset (mm) 55
Distance below top of head (mm) 58
Seat design parameters
Pass/fail Fail
Max T1 acceleration (g) 12.1
Head contact time (ms) 86
Force rating 3
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N) 195
Max neck tension (N) 969

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