Hello and thank you for choosing Just Answer.
The new frame was test in the crash test. It was very good, either as good if not better than the 02 models.
G= Good A=Acceptable M=Marginal P=Poor
Vehicle make/model 2008 Saab 9-3
Structure/ safety cage G
Head/ neck G
Leg/foot left, right G
Restraints/ dummy kinematics G
To answer you question, this car is A+ when it comes to safety.