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2017 Subaru WRX

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2016 Subaru WRX shown
2016 Subaru WRX shown
Crashworthiness

    Child Seat Anchors (LATCH)
    ease of use
    M

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    Model year Front overlap Side Roof strength Head restraints & seats Front crash prevention
    Small Moderate
    2017
    Crash avoidance rating
    2016
    G
    G
    G
    G
    G
    Crash avoidance rating
    Superior
    2015
    G
    G
    G
    G
    G
    Crash avoidance rating
    Not available

    Applies to 2016-17 models

    How this rating is determined

    Overall evaluation

    M
    Vehicle trim Premium
    Seat type cloth

    This vehicle has 2 rear seating positions with complete child seat attachment (LATCH) hardware.

    It has 1 additional seating position with a tether anchor only.

    1 2 3


    Good
    Acceptable
    Marginal
    Poor
    Seating positions that rely on borrowed lower anchors or have only a tether anchor available are not rated.
    Tether anchor
    Lower anchors
    Lower anchor(s) can be borrowed from adjacent positions(s)
    No hardware available

    Details by seating position

    1
    Tether anchor
    easy-to-find location
    no other hardware could be confused for anchor
    Lower anchors
    too deep in seat
    not too much force needed to attach
    difficult to maneuver around anchors
    2
    Tether anchor
    easy-to-find location
    no other hardware could be confused for anchor
    Lower anchors
    none available
    3
    Tether anchor
    easy-to-find location
    no other hardware could be confused for anchor
    Lower anchors
    too deep in seat
    not too much force needed to attach
    difficult to maneuver around anchors

    Seat position 21

    3
    Lower anchor A
    Open access rated Yes
    Depth Not visible
    Force (lbs) 0
    Clearance angle (degrees) 38
    Lower anchor B
    Open access rated Yes
    Depth Not visible
    Force (lbs) 0
    Clearance angle (degrees) 45
    Tether anchor
    Location Rear deck
    Confusing hardware present No
    Has contrasting label
    within 3 inches of tether anchor
    Yes

    Seat position 22

    2
    Lower anchor A
    No lower latch for this seat position
    Lower anchor B
    No lower latch for this seat position
    Tether anchor
    Location Rear deck
    Confusing hardware present No
    Has contrasting label
    within 3 inches of tether anchor
    Yes

    Seat position 23

    1
    Lower anchor A
    Open access rated Yes
    Depth Not visible
    Force (lbs) 0
    Clearance angle (degrees) 48
    Lower anchor B
    Open access rated Yes
    Depth Not visible
    Force (lbs) 0
    Clearance angle (degrees) 40
    Tether anchor
    Location Rear deck
    Confusing hardware present No
    Has contrasting label
    within 3 inches of tether anchor
    Yes
    1
    Side airbags: front and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
    2
    Rollover sensor: designed to deploy the side curtain airbags in the event of an impending rollover (beginning with 2017 models)
    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

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