Basis of comparison
All results are compared in reference to one configuration represented by the setup "Male – Euro NCAP Testing position - Middle", which adheres to the requirements of the Euro NCAP Whiplash tests.
Resulting loads from this configuration are considered to be "standard" loads. Different seat setting descriptions such as high, low or equal, always refer to the above setting and will inform the user of the rating the seat would receive, i.e. more or less favourable in general.
This seat configuration shows the seat back in a forward position (10° tilted forward in relation to Euro NCAP guidelines). The head restraint is positioned in the highest of the variable positions.
Simulation video clip
This seat configuration shows an increase in shear force and extension moment. The NIC and Nkm are however lower than the "standard" setting which makes the overall performance very similar to the Euro NCAP setting.