IIHS Crash Test – Saab 9-3 Sport Sedan – 2004

Posted on 22. Dec, 2006 by in 2000-2009, 9-3 SS

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This is the final video from the IIHS that features the 2004 Saab 9-3 Sport Sedan in a high speed offset crash.

In this video, you will see some significant advances while watching the comparison videos of the 1995 900, 1999 9-3 and 2003 9-3 Sport Sedan.

The video that you are about to see below consists of the following four segments.

* 2004 Saab 9-3 Sport Sedan High Speed Side Crash Test
* 2004 Saab 9-3 Sport Sedan “Behind the scenes” Side Crash Test
* 2004 Saab 9-3 Sport Sedan Safety Recap.

A special thanks to the IIHS for providing these videos for the Saabhistory.com

For more information on the IIHS, please visit http://www.iihs.org/

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2 Responses to “IIHS Crash Test – Saab 9-3 Sport Sedan – 2004”

  1. 1985 Gripen

    22. Dec, 2006

    I really wish I knew the speeds that these collisions were tested at. I know they look faster than they actually are, so when you see the damage and realize what your everyday typical driving speed is, this is really scary.

    I think VW’s recent commercials showing actors in supposed every day situations getting into a crash are very effective. I wish SAAB could better advertise their safety, though I’m sure there’s some market research out there to suggest safety doesn’t sell cars, unfortunately.

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  2. ryanoe9000

    22. Dec, 2006

    1985 Gripen,

    These speeds are 40 miles per hour for the test, the ones above in Sweden were at 75 miles per hour or 120km.

    I hope that helps.

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