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NCAP 5-Star Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Driver FrontPassenger FrontDriver SidePassenger SideRollover
2008 Forenza 4-DR. w/SAB****************1not tested
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2008 Forenza 4-DR. Wagon w/SAB****************1not tested

1 During the side impact test, the head of the left rear passenger dummy struck the C-pillar, causing a high head acceleration. Head impact events resulting in high accelerations have a higher likihood of serious head trauma.

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IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

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2008 Suzuki Forenza 4-door sedan

Moderate Overlap FrontSmall Overlap DriverSmall Overlap PassengerSideRear1Rollover
A Overall
G Structure
A Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
M Right Leg Injury
A Restraints
Full IIHS Moderate Overlap Crash Test report »
Not tested. Not tested. P Overall
P Structure
Driver
G Head Protection
A Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
P Pelvis/Legs Injury
Rear Passenger
A Head Protection
P Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
A Pelvis/Legs Injury
Full IIHS Side Impact Crash Test report »
P Overall
M Geometry
X Dynamic
Full IIHS Rear Impact Crash Test report »
Not tested.

1 — All seats. Seat/head restraints with a marginal or poor geometry rating aren't tested dynamically, because they cannot protect taller people in rear-end crashes.

Ratings only apply to the model and body or seat type tested. The date of manufacture and optional safety equipment can affect results. For full details see www.iihs.org.

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