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Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score34.4out of 37
Frontal Offset test14.97out of 16
Side impact test15.43out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points2out of 3


The tested model of BRZ was introduced in Australia during 2012. Crash tests were conducted under ANCAP's niche vehicle policy.

The BRZ scored 14.97 out of 16 in the offset crash test. The passenger compartment held its shape well. There was a slight risk of serious chest injury for the passenger and a slight risk of serious leg injury for the driver and passenger.

The vehicle scored 15.43 out of 16 in the side impact crash test. There was a slight risk of serious chest injury for the driver.


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 a driver knee airbag are standard equipment. Antilock brakes (ABS), electronic brake distribution (EBD) and electronic stability control (ESC) are also standard. Advanced seat belt reminders are fitted to both front seats.

Pretensioners are fitted to the front seat belts to reduce slack in the event of a crash.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 14.97 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.81 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 3.16 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the offset crash test. The accelerator pedal moved rearwards by 72mm and upwards 44mm. The steering wheel hub moved 70mm forward, 5mm downward and 13mm sideways. The front ("A") pillar moved 8mm forwards. All doors remained closed during the crash. After the crash the driver’s door could be opened with normal effort.

The airbag cushioned the head of the driver and contact was stable. There were no knee hazards. The passenger's head was cushioned by the airbag.

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* 15.43 pts (out of 16)
Head 4 pts
Chest 3.43 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

The BRZ was eligible for a pole impact test, since it had head-protecting side airbags. The BRZ earned the maximum two points 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

The BRZ achieved a GOOD whiplash protection score.

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Acceptable

Pedestrian Summary

The majority of child zones on the bonnet performed well. The windscreen base could provide better protection to the adult head. Full points were awarded for the bonnet leading edge. The bumper mostly performed well.


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
8.4 L/100km 194 g/km

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