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The photos and videos shown here may be of a different model, model year or body type from the one selected. The ratings of one vehicle often apply to other models if they are built on the same platform. In addition, a test of a vehicle from one model year may apply to earlier or later model years if the vehicle hasn't been significantly redesigned.

Safety features

  • Side airbags: front and rear head curtain airbags (beginning with 2001 models); front seat-mounted torso airbags
  • Electronic stability control (optional beginning with 2003 models)
  • Antilock brakes
  • Daytime running lights

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Moderate overlap front

Overall evaluation
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Structure and safety cage
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Injury measures
Head/neck
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Chest
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Leg/foot, left
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Leg/foot, right
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Restraints and dummy kinematics
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