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SAFETY RATINGS
IIHS FRONTAL OFFSET CRASH TEST RATINGS
Overall
G
Structure / Safety Cage
A
Restraints / Dummy Kinematics
G
Injury Measures
Head / Neck
G
Chest
G
Leg/Foot Left
G
Leg/Foot Right
A
2009 Chevrolet Cobalt IIHS Frontal Impact Crash Test Picture
2009 Chevrolet Cobalt IIHS Frontal Impact Crash Test Picture
2009 Chevrolet Cobalt IIHS Frontal Impact Crash Test Picture
2009 Chevrolet Cobalt IIHS Frontal Impact Crash Test Picture
Injury Measures:
Measures taken from the head, neck, and chest indicate low risk of injuries to these body regions in a crash of this severity. Forces on the right tibia indicate that injuries to the lower leg would be possible. Head acceleration from the roof rail hit was negligible.
Restraints / Dummy Kinematics:
Dummy movement was well controlled. During rebound, the dummy's head hit the roof rail after first contacting the head restraint.
IIHS SIDE IMPACT CRASH TEST RATINGS
Overall
A
Structure / Safety Cage
M
Head Protection
Driver
G
Passenger
G
Driver Injury Measures
Head / Neck
A
Torso
G
Pelvis / Leg
G
Passenger Injury Measures
Head / Neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis / Leg
G
2009 Chevrolet Cobalt IIHS Side Impact Crash Test Picture
2009 Chevrolet Cobalt IIHS Side Impact Crash Test Picture
2009 Chevrolet Cobalt IIHS Side Impact Crash Test Picture
2009 Chevrolet Cobalt IIHS Side Impact Crash Test Picture
Beginning with 2008 models, side airbags were made standard. Starting with 2009 models manufactured after May 2009, the side curtain airbags of the 2-door models were modified to improve occupant protection in side-impact crashes.
Driver Injury Measures:
Measures taken from the dummy indicate that serious head injuries would be possible in a crash of this severity. The risk of significant injuries to other body regions is low.
Passenger Injury Measures:
Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.
NHTSA CRASH TEST RATINGS
Frontal Impact
Driver's Side:
Passenger Side:
Side Impact
Front Seat:
Not Available
Rear Seat:
Not Available
Rollover
2WD:
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