Adjustable head restraints have also been added for safety in the rear seat.
The new design will let the head restraints fit more people.
When driving, the height of the head restraint is critical in influencing injury risk.
"There aren't many vehicles with fixed head restraints that are tall enough."
Soon units were developed that could be hung over head restraints.
In 2002, the institute released a study on head restraints that found 54 percent either good or acceptable.
The head restraints, however, are exemplary - perhaps the best of any car.
Inside, new front seats with larger head restraints were added.
The fixed head restraint prevents the neck from snapping back.
There is also a Pirelli logo on the head restraints.