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4-door SUV

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2009 Mercedes R class
2009 Mercedes R class

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G
Moderate overlap front

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

G
Side
Models built after September 2008

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

A
Side
Models built before October 2008

Overall evaluation
A
Structure and safety cage
A
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
M
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G

G
Head restraints & seats
Seats without auto-adjust head restraints AHR

Overall evaluation
G
Dynamic rating
G
Seat/head restraint geometry
G

Other safety features

  • Side airbags: head curtain airbags for all three rows of seats and front and second row seat-mounted torso airbags (second row torso airbags standard beginning with 2007 models, optional in 2006 models)
  • Rollover sensor: designed to deploy the side curtain airbags in the event of an impending rollover
  • Electronic stability control
  • Antilock brakes
  • Programmable daytime running lights