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Crash Test Ratings

Crash Test Results for the 2005 Volkswagen New Beetle 2-DR. w/SAB
 
Side impact air bags Combo
Electronic Stability Control Yes
Vehicle curb weight 2886

  Driver Passenger
FRONTAL CRASH 4 4
Head Injury Criterion 385 442
Chest Deceleration (g's) 47 48
*Femur Load (left/right) (lbs) 487/613 1295/1163
*not used in calculating frontal star rating.

  Front Seat Rear Seat
SIDE CRASH 5 3
*Head Injury Criterion
Thoracic Trauma Index 52 82
Pelvis Deceleration (g's) 94 70
*not used in calculating side star rating

ROLLOVER 4
Static Stability Factor 1.39
Dynamic Test Result No-tip*
Drive FWD
Tire size 225/45R17

AIR BAGS
Driver Air Bag N/A
Passenger Air Bag N/A
SAB - Head Protection Std Combo Bag For Row 1
SAB - Chest Protection Std Combo Bag From Seat For Row 1
SAB Out of Position Testing Meets Requirements
Advanced Air Bag Systems Std
Air Bag On/Off Switch N/A

BELTS AND HEAD RESTRAINTS
Adjustable Upper Belt -- front Std
Adjustable Upper Belt -- rear N/A
Seat Belt Extenders Opt
Additional Webbing Inches -- Driver 40.6
Additional Webbing Inches -- Passenger 40.6
Pretensioner Std Front
Energy Management Feature Std Front
Rear Center Lap/Shoulder Belt N/A
Enhanced Seat Belt Reminder System Std
Rear Seat Head Restraint Std
Dynamic Head Restraint Std

DRIVING SAFETY
4-Wheel ABS Std
Electronic Stability Control Yes
Traction Control Std
Tire Pressure Monitor N/A
Auto Dimming Rear View Mirrors N/A
Daytime Running Lights Std
Auto Door Locks Std
Automatic Crash Notification Opt
Safety Power Windows Standard Both Push-Down Lift Up Switch & Anti-Pinch

OTHER
Built In Child Seats N/A
Child Seat Lower Anchorage (LATCH) Std
Interior Trunk Release N/A
Anti Theft Features Std Passive Immobilizer, Passive Alarm
 
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