LEXUS IS200t 2017

The Lexus IS hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

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5 ANCAP Star RatingANCAP Logo
Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score35out of 37
Frontal Offset test14out of 16
Side impact test16out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points3out of 3


The tested model of Lexus IS was introduced in Australia and New Zealand in mid 2013. Toyota introduced a number of safety upgrades to the IS from October 2016. This ANCAP safety rating therefore applies to all variants built from October 2016.


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, side head (curtains), driver knee and front passenger knee airbags are standard. Autonomous emergency braking (City & Interurban) and lane support systems are standard.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

Frontal Offset Test Image
Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 14 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.22 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 2.78 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the frontal 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.

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

Geometric test: Good

Dynamic test: Good

Overall whiplash rating: Good

Whiplash Protection Crash Test Image
Good

Pedestrian Summary

Adult & child head impacts: 16.93 points

Upper leg impacts: 6.00 points

Lower leg impacts: 6.00 points

The Lexus IS scored 28.93 out of 36.00 points (‘Good’).

 The IS has an 'active' bonnet which provides additional head protection for struck pedestrians. This provided good or adequate levels of protection over most of the bonnet surface. The bumper and the leading edge of the bonnet also performed well, the car scoring maximum points for the protection it offered to the legs and pelvis of a struck pedestrian.(Euro NCAP V6.0)


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

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Combined Fuel Consumption CO2 Greenhouse Rating Air Pollution Rating Overall Rating
7.5 L/100km 175 g/km

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