Mazda 3 2004-08models FRONTAL OFFSET TEST OVERALL EVALUATION: Good Structure/safety cage Injury measures Restraints/dummy kinematics Head/neck Chest Leg/foot, left Leg/foot, right Good Good Good Good Good Good Important: Frontal crash test ratings can be compared only among vehicles of similar weight. Test details: The Mazda 3 was introduced in the 2004 model year as a replacement for the Protege. Restraints/dummy kinematics — Dummy movement was well controlled. During rebound, the dummy's head hit the roof rail. Injury measures — Measures taken from dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity. Head acceleration from the roof rail hit was low.
Crash, Test, 2004, 2009, Mazda, Axela, (Frontal, Offset), IIHS