The new BMW 3-Series improves on its predecessor in every quantifiable way, but can it deliver the driver reward that BMW is famous for? Steve Sutcliffe drives the 2012 BMW 328i to find out. Read the full road test at http://www.autocar.co.uk/CarReviews/RoadTestsHistory/BMW-3-Series-320d-Sport/261476/
BMW 328i (F30) | 2012 | Frontal Crash Test | NHTSA High Speed Camera | CrashNet1
2012 2013 2014
F30 3 Series
Results applicable to BMW 3 Series, 4 Door Seden and Sports Wagon
Crash test dummies representing an average-sized adult
male and a small-sized adult female are placed in the
driver and front passenger seats, respectively, and are
secured with seat belts. Vehicles are crashed into a fixed
barrier at 35 mph (56.3km/h), which is equivalent to a
head-on collision between two similar vehicles each moving
at 35 mph.
Overall: 5 Stars
Frontal: 4 Stars
Side: 5 Stars
Rollover: 5 Stars
Vehicle Test Weight: 3399 lbs.
Electronic Stability Control: Standard
Head Protection: Driver, Front Passenger, Rear Seat
Torso Protection: Driver, Front Passenger
Pelvis Protection: Not Available
Knee Protection: Driver, Front Passenger
Side Air Bag Out-of-Position Testing: Yes
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