Mercedes M class 2006-08 models 2008 Top Safety Pick 2008 Mercedes M class:good performance in front, side, and rear tests and standard electronic stability control SIDE IMPACT TEST WITH STANDARD FRONT AND REAR HEAD CURTAIN AIRBAGS AND STANDARD FRONT AND OPTIONAL REAR SEAT-MOUNTED TORSO AIRBAGS OVERALL EVALUATION: Good Injury measures Head protection Structure/safety cage Head/neck Torso Pelvis/leg Driver Good Acceptable Good Good Good Rear passenger Good Good Good Good Important: Side impact crash test ratings can be compared across vehicle type and weight categories. Test details: The Mercedes M class was redesigned for the 2006 model year. Injury measures: Driver — Measures taken from the dummy indicate that rib fractures would be possible in a crash of this severity. The risk of significant injuries to other body regions is low. Rear passenger — Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity. Head protection: Driver — The dummy's head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof and a side airbag that deployed from the seat. Rear passenger — The dummy's head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof.
Crash, Test, 2007, Mercedes, Benz, ML, 500, IIHS