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1999 Volvo 850/S70

Midsize luxury/near luxury car
  • Moderate overlap front
    G
1995 Volvo 850/S70 shown
1995 Volvo 850/S70 shown
1
Side airbags: front seat-mounted torso airbags (optional, beginning with early 1995 models; standard in late 1995-1998 models); front seat-mounted combination head and torso airbags (1999-2000 models)
2
Built-in child restraints (optional)
3
Antilock brakes
4
Daytime running lights (beginning with 1995 models)
Model yearFront small overlapFront moderate overlapSideRoof strengthHead restraints & seats
2000
G
1999
G
1998
G
1997
G
1996
G
1995
G
1994
G

Applies to 1993-2000 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
A
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Leg/foot, left
G
Leg/foot, right
G
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G
Important: Frontal crash test ratings should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

The Volvo 850 (renamed Volvo S70 in 1998) was introduced in the 1993 model year.

Injury measures

Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Restraints and dummy kinematics

Dummy movement was well controlled. During rebound, the dummy moved toward the driver door.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle1995 Volvo 850 4-door
Weight 3,131 lbs.
Side airbagsnone
Wheelbase105 in.
Length184 in.
Width69 in.
Engine2.4 L 5-cylinder
EPA ratings20 mpg city / 29 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occcupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test IDCF95005
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm)18
Left (cm)20
Center (cm)32
Right (cm)24
Brake pedal (cm)16
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm)8
Right (cm)7
Steering column movement
Upward (cm)4
Rearward (cm)-10
A-pillar rearward movement (cm)7

Driver injury measures

Test IDCF95005
Head
HIC-1597
Peak gs at hard contactno contact
Neck
Tension (kN)1.6
Extension bending moment (Nm)21
Maximum Nij 0.33
Chest maximum compression (mm)23
Legs
Femur force - left (kN)4.1
Femur force - right (kN)6.0
Knee displacement - left (mm)2
Knee displacement - right (mm)3
Maximum tibia index - left0.68
Maximum tibia index - right0.71
Tibia axial force - left (kN)0.5
Tibia axial force - right (kN)2.7
Foot acceleration (g)
Left66
Right67

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