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2008 Subaru Outback

Midsize moderately priced car
  • Head restraints & seats
    G
Model yearFront small overlapFront moderate overlapSideRoof strengthHead restraints & seats
2015
G
G
G
G
G
2014
A
G
G
G
G
2013
A
G
G
G
G
2012
G
G
G
G
2011
G
G
G
G
2010
G
G
G
G
2009
G
2008
G
2007
G
2006
G
2005
A

Applies to 2006-09 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

All seats (AHR)

How this test is conducted

Seat typeAll seats (AHR)
Geometry
Backset (mm)45
Distance below top of head (mm)24
Seat design parameters
Pass/failPass
Max T1 acceleration (g)11.2
Head contact time (ms)67
Force ratingLow
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N)37
Max neck tension (N)308

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