INFINITI Q50 2016

2WD variants

The 2014 Infiniti Q50 hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

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5 ANCAP Star RatingANCAP Logo
Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score35.76out of 37
Frontal Offset test14.76out of 16
Side impact test16out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points3out of 3
Data suplied by euroNCAP


The Infiniti Q50 was introduced in Australia and New Zealand in 2014. This ANCAP safety rating applies to all two-wheel-drive (2WD) variants.

In the offset crash test driver and passenger chest protection was acceptable. In the side impact crash test driver protection was good. Head protection in the side pole test was good. Euro NCAP noted a problem with side airbag deployment in the pole test but this does not affect the ANCAP rating.

Note: The 2WD diesel left-hand-drive European model was tested by Euro NCAP. ANCAP was provided with information which showed that the results also apply to all 2WD variants.


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 frontal, side chest and side head airbags (curtains) are standard. Antilock brakes (ABS), electronic brake distribution (EBD) and electronic stability control (ESC) are also standard. Advanced seat belt reminders are fitted to all seats.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

Frontal Offset Test Image
Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 14.76 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 2.76 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 4 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the offset test. Pedal and steering wheel displacements were well controlled. Driver and passenger contact with the airbags was stable. All doors remained closed during the crash.

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

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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

Good protection was provided for the driver in the side impact test. The side airbags performed well.

The vehicle was eligible for a side pole test because it has side curtain airbags. Under the ANCAP protocol the vehicle scored the maximum 2 points for head protection in this test.

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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Whiplash Protection Test

Whiplash protection is assessed to the Euro NCAP Protocol

Geometric test: Good
Dynamic test: Good

Overall whiplash rating: GOOD

Whiplash Protection Crash Test Image
Acceptable

Pedestrian Summary

Scored 24.24 out of 36 points

Child & adult head impacts: 19.11 points
Upper leg impacts: 0.00 points
Lower leg impacts: 5.13 points

The Q50 is equipped with an 'active' bonnet. Test results showed good or adequate protection to a pedestrian's head over the whole bonnet surface with a few poor results recorded on the stiff windscreen pillars. The protection provided by the bumper to pedestrians' legs was good in some areas and marginal in others. The protection provided by the front edge of the bonnet was poor in all of the areas tested and the car scored no points in this area.


Pedestrian Rating Explained

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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Pedestrian Rating - please view table for scores

Green Vehicle Guide

Combined Fuel Consumption CO2 Greenhouse Rating Air Pollution Rating Overall Rating
7.3 L/100km 168 g/km

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