The BMW X3 Sports Activity Vehicle was named 'Top Safety Pick.' But that's just the beginning.
The BMW X3 was rated a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute
for Highway Safety. In order to be considered a Top Safety Pick a
vehicle must receive a rating of ''Good'', the Institute's highest
rating in all tests including frontal off-set crash, side impact,
rear impact and roof crush. It also must have electronic stability
control as standard equipment.
BMW X5 Sports Activity Vehicle
'Top Safety Pick'
The BMW X5 Sports Activity Vehicle took home top honors for its innovations in safety technology. Overall Evaluation: Good
Restraints/Dummy Kinematics: Good Dummy movement was well controlled. The driver side curtain airbag deployed during the crash.
Injury Measures: Good Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.
Additional Safety Features:
Side airbags: front and second row head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
Rollover sensor: designed to deploy the side curtain airbags in the event of an impending rollover
Electronic stability control; includes roll stability control to minimize the possibility of rollover