LEXUS NX 2018

The 2017 Lexus NX hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

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5 ANCAP Star RatingANCAP Logo
Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Scoreout of
Frontal Offset test14.39out of 16
Side impact test16out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points3out of 3


ANCAP 2017 5 star

The tested model of Lexus NX was introduced in Australia and New Zealand in October 2014. This ANCAP safety rating applies to all variants built from September 2017 and on sale from October 2017 when several safety upgrades were introduced.


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-protecting (curtain) and driver knee airbags are standard. Autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and lane support systems (LSS) are also standard.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

Frontal Offset Test Image
Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 14.39 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.1 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 3.29 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the frontal offset test. Pedal and steering wheel displacements were well controlled but the accelerator pedal was blocked resulting in acceptable protection offered to the driver’s feet. 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

Whiplash protection is assessed to the RCAR Protocol

Geometric test: Good

Dynamic test: Good

Overall whiplash rating: Good

Whiplash Protection Crash Test Image
Acceptable

Pedestrian Summary

Scored out of 36 points

Adult & child head impacts: 18.84 points

Upper leg impacts: 0.12 points

Lower leg impacts: 6.00 points

This vehicle scored 24.96 out of 36 points (Acceptable). The bumper showed good or adequate protection to pedestrians' legs. However, the front edge of the bonnet scored no points providing poor protection to the pelvis region. Tests results on the bonnet surface were predominantly good or adequate with poor results recorded only at the base of the windscreen and on the stiff windscreen pillars.


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
7.7 L/100km 178 g/km

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