2004 Audi S4

midsize luxury car / 4-door sedan

Crashworthiness

Rating overview
Head restraints & seats

Key

  • G
    Good
  • A
    Acceptable
  • M
    Marginal
  • P
    Poor
  • Superior
  • Advanced
  • Basic

Some ratings use a scale of Poor to Good. Others range from Basic to Superior.

Head restraints & seats

Seat type: All seats manufactured before Nov 2004

Overall evaluation
Dynamic rating
Seat/head restraint geometry
Technical measurements for this test
Seat type All seats manufactured before Nov 2004
Geometry
Backset (mm) 62
Distance below top of head (mm) 50
Seat design parameters
Pass/fail Fail
Max T1 acceleration (g) 11.2
Head contact time (ms) 91
Force rating 3
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N) 248
Max neck tension (N) 911

How the head restraint & seat test is conducted