2007 Suzuki Reno

small car / 4-door hatchback

Crashworthiness

Rating overview
Moderate overlap front
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.

Moderate overlap front

Rating applies to 2005-08 models

Tested vehicle: 2005 Suzuki Forenza S 4-door

The Suzuki Forenza was introduced in the 2004 model year. The Reno hatchback was introduced in the 2005 model year, and both cars received side airbags and advanced frontal airbags in 2005.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
Chest
Leg/foot, left
Leg/foot, right
Driver restraints and dummy kinematics
Dummy movement was reasonably well controlled. During rebound, the dummy's head hit the B-pillar and roof rail.

Action shot taken during the frontal offset crash test.

The dummy's position in relation to the steering wheel and instrument panel after the crash test indicates that the driver's survival space was maintained well.

Smeared greasepaint indicates where the dummy’s head hit the B-pillar during rebound. Head acceleration from this hit was high.

Forces on the lower right leg were high enough to indicate the possibility of injury.

Technical measurements for this test

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test ID CEF0420
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm) 11
Left (cm) 16
Center (cm) 15
Right (cm) 10
Brake pedal (cm) 6
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm) 5
Right (cm) 3
Steering column movement
Upward (cm) -3
Rearward (cm) 5
A-pillar rearward movement (cm) 6

Driver injury measures

Test ID CEF0420
Head
HIC-15 288
Peak gs at hard contact 147
Neck
Tension (kN) 1.7
Extension bending moment (Nm) 48
Maximum Nij 0.41
Chest maximum compression (mm) 0
Legs
Femur force - left (kN) 4.3
Femur force - right (kN) 3.4
Knee displacement - left (mm) 3
Knee displacement - right (mm) 5
Maximum tibia index - left 0.37
Maximum tibia index - right 1.12
Tibia axial force - left (kN) 1.8
Tibia axial force - right (kN) 4.6
Foot acceleration (g)
Left 87
Right 133

How the moderate overlap front test is conducted

Head restraints & seats

Seat type: All seats

Overall evaluation
Dynamic rating
Seat/head restraint geometry
Technical measurements for this test
Seat type All seats
Geometry
Backset (mm) 92
Distance below top of head (mm) 80
Seat design parameters
Pass/fail Fail
Max T1 acceleration (g) 0.0
Head contact time (ms)
Force rating 0
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N)
Max neck tension (N)

How the head restraint & seat test is conducted