2006 Subaru Impreza WRX

small 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

Rating applies to 2004-07 models

Seat type: All seats (except TR models)

Overall evaluation
Dynamic rating
Seat/head restraint geometry
Technical measurements for this test
Seat type All seats (except TR models)
Geometry
Backset (mm) 85
Distance below top of head (mm) 45
Seat design parameters
Pass/fail Fail
Max T1 acceleration (g) 9.9
Head contact time (ms) 101
Force rating 2
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N) 137
Max neck tension (N) 678

How the head restraint & seat test is conducted