NHTSA Side Crash Test
Overall Safety Rating: 5 Stars

2015 BMW X3

Frontal Crash Rating: 5 Stars (Driver: 5, Passenger: 4)
Side Crash Rating: 5 Stars (Driver: 5, Passenger: 5)
Side Pole Crash Rating: 5 Stars
Combined Side Barrier and Pole Rating: (Driver: 5, Passenger: 5)
Rollover Rating: 4 Stars
Risk of Rollover: 16.9%

NHTSA – New Car Assessment Program (NCAP), Side Test:
Crash test dummies representing an average-sized adult male and a small-sized adult female are placed in the driver and rear passenger seats (driver’s side), respectively, and are secured with seat belts. The side crash rating represents an intersection-type collision by having a 3,015 pound (1367kg) barrier moving at 38.5 mph (62km/h) into a standing vehicle. The moving barrier is covered with material that is crushable to replicate the front of a vehicle.

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