2001 Saab 9-3

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See below for crash test information from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

When available, MSN Autos displays crash test data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

IIHS Frontal Offset Crash Test

About IIHS
Each vehicle’s frontal offset crashworthiness is based on performance in a 40 mph frontal offset crash test.  Ratings depend on how well the structure/safety cage protects the occupant compartment, the risk of injury measured for an average-sized male, and how well the restraint system controls occupant movement.
Rating Key:
G Good A Acceptable M Marginal P Poor
Injury measures
Vehicle make/model OVERALL Structure/ safety cage Head/ neck Chest Leg/foot left, right Restraints/ dummy kinematics
2001 Saab 9-3AAAGGAM
(Tested: 1999 Saab 9-3 4-door - Mfg. after 12/98)
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IIHS Frontal Offset Crash Photos

Action shot taken during the frontal offset crash test. – © Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Action shot taken during the frontal offset crash test.
The driver's survival space was maintained reasonably well, although there was too much upward movement of the steering wheel and some buckling of the roof rail. – © Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
The driver's survival space was maintained reasonably well, although there was too much upward movement of the steering wheel and some buckling of the roof rail.
Smeared greasepaint indicates where the dummy's head hit the B-pillar during rebound, producing a high head acceleration. – © Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Smeared greasepaint indicates where the dummy's head hit the B-pillar during rebound, producing a high head acceleration.
The active head restraint design, new in 1999 Saabs, automatically moves into position to provide more effective protection from whiplash injuries in rear-end collisions. – © Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
The active head restraint design, new in 1999 Saabs, automatically moves into position to provide more effective protection from whiplash injuries in rear-end collisions.
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