2008 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

Seat type: Manual cloth seats

Overall evaluation
Dynamic rating
Seat/head restraint geometry
Technical measurements for this test
Seat type Manual cloth seats
Geometry
Backset (mm) 37
Distance below top of head (mm) 3
Seat design parameters
Pass/fail Fail
Max T1 acceleration (g) 9.6
Head contact time (ms) 85
Force rating 1
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N) 96
Max neck tension (N) 514

How the head restraint & seat test is conducted