Important: Frontal crash test ratings can be compared only among vehicles of similar
The BMW 3 series was redesigned for the 2006 model year.
Restraints/dummy kinematics — Dummy movement was well controlled. The head curtain airbags on both the driver and passenger sides deployed during the crash. During rebound, the dummy’s head contacted the inflated driver head curtain airbag, which kept the head away from any stiff structure that could cause injury.
Injury measures — Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.
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