LEXUS GS300 2005

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5 ANCAP Star RatingANCAP Logo
Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score34.81out of 37
Frontal Offset test14.81out of 16
Side impact test16out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points2out of 3
Data suplied by euroNCAP


The tested model of Lexus GS300 was introduced in Australia during 2005.

The GS300 scored 14.81 out of 16 in the offset crash test. The passenger compartment held its shape well. There was a slight risk of chest and lower leg injury for the driver.

The vehicle scored 16 out of 16 in the side impact crash test. A further 2 points were scored in the optional pole test.

Important note: The European model was tested by Euro NCAP. Australasian specifications may vary and therefore models sold in Australasia might provide different levels of protection to those described on this page.


Safety Feature Summary

The safety feature information below is subject to change without notice. For up to date safety feature specifications for all variants, please see the safety feature table to the right or contact the manufacturer.

Dual front airbags, side airbags, head-protecting side curtains and knee airbags for driver and front passenger are standard on the tested vehicle. ABS/EBD brakes and electronic stability control are also standard. Advanced seat belt reminders are fitted to both front seats.

The front seat belt buckles are mounted on the seats and the upper anchorages are adjustable. These features improve the fit if the seat belt. Pre-tensioners are fitted to the front seat belts to reduce slack in the event of a crash. A three point seat belt is fitted to the centre rear seat. This provides better protection than a two point seat belt.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 14.81 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.81 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 3.01 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the offset crash test. The pedal moved rearwards by 94mm. The steering wheel hub moved forwards 24mm, upwards 11mm and sideways 12mm. The front ("A") pillar moved 10mm rearwards. All doors remained closed during the crash. After the crash all doors could be opened with normal effort.

Airbags cushioned the head of the driver and front passenger and each contact was stable.

What is frontal offset test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Side Impact Test Results

Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Side Impact* 16 pts (out of 16)
Head 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

The vehicle scored 16 out of 16 in the side impact crash test.

The vehicle was eligible for an optional pole impact test, since it had head-protecting side airbags and scored four points for the head in the side impact test. The manufacturer decided to go ahead with the pole test and the vehicle earned a further two points.

What is side impact test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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2-Star Pedestrian Rating

Pedestrian Summary

The Lexus GS300 received 2 stars in the pedestrian protection test.


Pedestrian Rating Explained

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Green Vehicle Guide

Combined Fuel Consumption CO2 Greenhouse Rating Air Pollution Rating Overall Rating
9.8 L/100km 232 g/km

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