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2011 Volvo S80

Large luxury car
  • Small overlap front
    G
  • Moderate overlap front
    G
  • Side
    G
  • Roof strength
    G
  • Head restraints & seats
    G
1
Side airbags: front and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
2
Electronic stability control
3
Built-in child restraints (optional)
4
Antilock brakes
5
Daytime running lights
Model yearFront small overlapFront moderate overlapSideRoof strengthHead restraints & seats
2014
G
G
G
G
G
2013
G
G
G
G
G
2012
G
G
G
G
G
2011
G
G
G
G
G
2010
G
G
G
G
G
2009
G
G
G
G
G
2008
G
G
G
G
G
2007
G
G
G
G
G
2006
G
G
2005
G
G
2004
G
G
2003
G
G
2002
G
2001
G
2000
G

Applies to 2007-14 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Hip/thigh
G
Lower leg/foot
G
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G
Important: Frontal crash test ratings should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

The Volvo S80 was redesigned for the 2007 model year.

Structure

The driver space was maintained well, with maximum intrusion of the lower interior of 4 cm and maximum intrusion of the upper interior of 4 cm.

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

The dummy’s movement was well controlled. The dummy’s head loaded the frontal airbag, which stayed in front of the dummy until rebound. The side curtain airbag deployed but does not have sufficient forward coverage to protect the head from contact with forward side structure and outside objects. The side torso airbag also deployed.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle2014 Volvo S80 3.2 4-door
Weight 3,675 lbs.
Side airbagsfront and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
Wheelbase112 in.
Length191 in.
Width73 in.
Engine3.2 L 6-cylinder
EPA ratings20 mpg city / 29 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test IDCEN1344
Lower hinge pillar max (cm)4
Footrest (cm)1
Lower occupant compartment
Left toepan (cm)2
Brake pedal (cm)2
Parking brake (cm)
Rocker panel lateral average (cm)0
Steering column1
Upper hinge pillar max (cm)4
Upper occupant compartment
Upper dash (cm)3
Lower instrument panel (cm)3

Driver injury measures

Test IDCEN1344
Head
HIC-15102
Peak gs at hard contact
Neck
Tension (kN)1.0
Extension bending moment (Nm)19
Maximum Nij 0.20
Chest maximum compression (mm)30
Femur (kN)
Left0.0
Right0.1
Knee displacement (mm)
Left1
Right0
Knee-thigh-hip injury risk (%)
Left0
Right0
Maximum tibia index
Left0.38
Right0.47
Tibia axial force (kN)
Left0.7
Right0.4
Foot acceleration (g)
Left20
Right35

Applies to 2007-14 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
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 S80 was redesigned for the 2007 model year. Frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Volvo as part of frontal crash test verification.

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. After the dummy moved forward into the airbag, it rebounded into the seat without its head coming close to any stiff structure that could cause injury.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle2007 Volvo S80 3.2 4-door
Weight 3,713 lbs.
Side airbagsfront and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
Wheelbase112 in.
Length191 in.
Width73 in.
Engine3.2 L 6-cylinder
EPA ratings18 mpg city / 27 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occcupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test IDVTF0702
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm)3
Left (cm)3
Center (cm)3
Right (cm)6
Brake pedal (cm)5
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm)0
Right (cm)1
Steering column movement
Upward (cm)0
Rearward (cm)5
A-pillar rearward movement (cm)0

Driver injury measures

Test IDVTF0702
Head
HIC-15111
Peak gs at hard contactno contact
Neck
Tension (kN)1.1
Extension bending moment (Nm)9
Maximum Nij 0.21
Chest maximum compression (mm)30
Legs
Femur force - left (kN)1.7
Femur force - right (kN)2.5
Knee displacement - left (mm)0
Knee displacement - right (mm)0
Maximum tibia index - left0.39
Maximum tibia index - right0.43
Tibia axial force - left (kN)1.7
Tibia axial force - right (kN)1.3
Foot acceleration (g)
Left50
Right57

Applies to 2007-14 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
A
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Side crash test ratings can be compared across vehicle categories.

The Volvo S80 was redesigned for the 2007 model year.

Injury measures

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

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

Head protection

Driver — The dummy's head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof.

Passenger — The dummy's head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle2007 Volvo S80 3.2 4-door
Weight 3,792 lbs.
Side airbagsstandard front and rear head curtain airbags and standard front seat-mounted torso airbags
Wheelbase112 in.
Length191 in.
Width73 in.
Engine3.2 L 6-cylinder
EPA ratings18 mpg city / 27 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test IDCES0717
B-pillar to longitudinal centerline of driver's seat (cm)
Negative numbers indicate the amount by which the crush stopped short of the seat centerline.
-11.5

Driver injury measures

Test IDCES0717
Head HIC-15194
Neck
Tension (kN)0.7
Compression (kN)0.1
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm)32
Lateral force (kN)1.6
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm)31
Average deflection (mm)27
Maximum deflection rate (m/s)3.37
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s)0.43
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN)2.8
Acetabulum force (kN)2.1
Combined force (kN)4.8
Left femur
L-M force (kN)0.3
L-M moment (Nm)26
A-P moment (Nm) -20

Passenger injury measures

Test IDCES0717
Head HIC-15215
Neck
Tension (kN)0.6
Compression (kN)0.2
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm)43
Lateral force (kN)1.6
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm)33
Average deflection (mm)26
Maximum deflection rate (m/s)3.65
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s)0.56
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN)0.5
Acetabulum force (kN)2.8
Combined force (kN)3.3
Left femur
L-M force (kN)0.7
L-M moment (Nm)138
A-P moment (Nm) -26

Applies to 2007-14 models

Overall evaluation
G
Curb weight3,756 lbs
Peak force15,989 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio4.26
Tested vehicle
2010 Volvo S80 3.2 4-door
Roof strength test ratings can be compared across vehicle categories.

In the test, the strength of the roof is determined by pushing a metal plate against one side of it at a slow but constant speed. The force applied relative to the vehicle's weight is known as the strength-to-weight ratio. This graph shows how the ratio varied as the test of this vehicle progressed. The peak strength-to-weight ratio recorded at any time before the roof is crushed 5 inches is the key measurement of roof strength.

A good rating requires a strength-to-weight ratio of at least 4. In other words, the roof must withstand a force of at least 4 times the vehicle's weight before the plate crushes the roof by 5 inches. For an acceptable rating, the minimum required strength-to-weight ratio is 3.25. For a marginal rating, it is 2.5. Anything lower than that is poor.

How this test is conducted

Applies to 2007-14 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

How this test is conducted

Seat typeAll seats
Geometry
Backset (mm)23
Distance below top of head (mm)44
Seat design parameters
Pass/failPass
Max T1 acceleration (g)7.3
Head contact time (ms)94
Force ratingLow
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N)30
Max neck tension (N)491

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