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2013 Infiniti G

Midsize luxury/near luxury car

Crashworthiness
Front crash
prevention
Crash avoidance rating
Not Available
  • Small overlap front
    A
  • Moderate overlap front
    G
  • Side
    G
  • Roof strength
    A
  • Head restraints & seats
    M
1
Side airbags: front and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
2
Electronic stability control
3
Antilock brakes
Model yearFront small overlapFront moderate overlapSideRoof strengthHead restraints & seats
2013
A
G
G
A
M
2012
A
G
G
A
M
2011
A
G
G
A
M
2010
A
G
G
A
M
2009
A
G
G
A
M
2008
A
G
G
A
M
2007
A
G
G
A
M

Applies to 2007-13 models

Overall evaluation
A
Structure and safety cage
M
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Hip/thigh
G
Lower leg/foot
G
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G
Important: Frontal crash test ratings should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

The Infiniti G35 was redesigned for the 2007 model year and renamed the G37 in the 2009 model year because the engine size was increased. Beginning with 2011 models, a smaller engine was added, and this version was named the G25. Collectively, all 2007 and later models are referred to as the Infiniti G.

Structure

The driver space was not maintained well. The parking brake pedal was pushed in toward the driver 24 cm, while the instrument panel intruded as much as 14 cm.

Injury measures

Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Restraints and dummy kinematics

The dummy’s movement was well controlled. The dummy’s head loaded the frontal airbag, which stayed in front of the dummy until rebound. The side curtain airbag deployed but does not have sufficient forward coverage to protect the head from contact with forward side structure and outside objects. The side torso airbag also deployed.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle2012 Infiniti G25 Journey 4-door
Weight 3,551 lbs.
Side airbagsfront and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
Wheelbase112 in.
Length188 in.
Width70 in.
Engine2.5 L V6
EPA ratings20 mpg city / 29 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test IDCEN1209
Lower hinge pillar max (cm)22
Footrest (cm)22
Lower occupant compartment
Left toepan (cm)14
Brake pedal (cm)9
Parking brake (cm)22
Rocker panel lateral average (cm)7
Steering column1
Upper hinge pillar max (cm)14
Upper occupant compartment
Upper dash (cm)13
Lower instrument panel (cm)13

Driver injury measures

Test IDCEN1209
Head
HIC-1588
Peak gs at hard contactno contact
Neck
Tension (kN)0.7
Extension bending moment (Nm)11
Maximum Nij 0.16
Chest maximum compression (mm)25
Femur (kN)
Left3.0
Right1.3
Knee displacement (mm)
Left5
Right1
Knee-thigh-hip injury risk (%)
Left1
Right0
Maximum tibia index
Left0.72
Right0.33
Tibia axial force (kN)
Left1.9
Right1.6
Foot acceleration (g)
Left56
Right76

Applies to 2007-13 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Leg/foot, left
G
Leg/foot, right
G
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G
Important: Frontal crash test ratings should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

The Infiniti G35 was redesigned for the 2007 model year and renamed the G37 in the 2009 model year because the engine size was increased. Beginning with 2011 models, a smaller engine was added, and this version was named the G25. Collectively, all 2007 and later models are referred to as the Infiniti G. Frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Nissan as part of frontal crash test verification.

Injury measures

Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Restraints and dummy kinematics

Dummy movement was well controlled. The driver side curtain airbag deployed during the crash.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle2007 Infiniti G35 Journey 4-door
Weight 3,567 lbs.
Side airbagsfront and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
Wheelbase112 in.
Length187 in.
Width70 in.
Engine3.5 L V6
EPA ratings19 mpg city / 26 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occcupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test IDVTF0617
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm)4
Left (cm)6
Center (cm)9
Right (cm)6
Brake pedal (cm)9
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm)2
Right (cm)1
Steering column movement
Upward (cm)1
Rearward (cm)-1
A-pillar rearward movement (cm)0

Driver injury measures

Test IDVTF0617
Head
HIC-15141
Peak gs at hard contactno contact
Neck
Tension (kN)1.1
Extension bending moment (Nm)20
Maximum Nij 0.21
Chest maximum compression (mm)36
Legs
Femur force - left (kN)1.3
Femur force - right (kN)1.0
Knee displacement - left (mm)1
Knee displacement - right (mm)1
Maximum tibia index - left0.41
Maximum tibia index - right0.41
Tibia axial force - left (kN)3.3
Tibia axial force - right (kN)1.7
Foot acceleration (g)
Left78
Right112

Applies to 2007-13 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
A
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Side crash test ratings can be compared across vehicle categories.

The Infiniti G35 was redesigned for the 2007 model year and renamed the G37 in the 2009 model year because the engine size was increased. Beginning with 2011 models, a smaller engine was added, and this version was named the G25. Collectively, all 2007 and later models are referred to as the Infiniti G.

Injury measures

Driver — Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Passenger — Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Head protection

Driver — The dummy’s head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof and a side airbag that deployed from the seat.

Passenger — The dummy’s head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle2007 Infiniti G35 Journey 4-door
Weight 3,547 lbs.
Side airbagsstandard front and rear head curtain airbags and standard front seat-mounted torso airbags
Wheelbase112 in.
Length187 in.
Width70 in.
Engine3.5 L V6
EPA ratings19 mpg city / 26 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test IDCES0807
B-pillar to longitudinal centerline of driver's seat (cm)
Negative numbers indicate the amount by which the crush stopped short of the seat centerline.
-10.5

Driver injury measures

Test IDCES0807
Head HIC-15158
Neck
Tension (kN)0.9
Compression (kN)0.1
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm)40
Lateral force (kN)1.6
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm)28
Average deflection (mm)26
Maximum deflection rate (m/s)3.59
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s)0.37
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN)1.3
Acetabulum force (kN)3.0
Combined force (kN)4.2
Left femur
L-M force (kN)0.3
L-M moment (Nm)215
A-P moment (Nm) 39

Passenger injury measures

Test IDCES0807
Head HIC-1572
Neck
Tension (kN)0.5
Compression (kN)0.2
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm)21
Lateral force (kN)1.2
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm)30
Average deflection (mm)21
Maximum deflection rate (m/s)2.76
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s)0.37
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN)0.7
Acetabulum force (kN)1.6
Combined force (kN)2.2
Left femur
L-M force (kN)0.2
L-M moment (Nm)73
A-P moment (Nm) -28

Applies to 2007-13 models

Overall evaluation
A
Curb weight3,626 lbs
Peak force14,435 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio3.98
Tested vehicle
2011 Infiniti G37 Journey 4-door
Roof strength test ratings can be compared across vehicle categories.

In the test, the strength of the roof is determined by pushing a metal plate against one side of it at a slow but constant speed. The force applied relative to the vehicle's weight is known as the strength-to-weight ratio. This graph shows how the ratio varied as the test of this vehicle progressed. The peak strength-to-weight ratio recorded at any time before the roof is crushed 5 inches is the key measurement of roof strength.

A good rating requires a strength-to-weight ratio of at least 4. In other words, the roof must withstand a force of at least 4 times the vehicle's weight before the plate crushes the roof by 5 inches. For an acceptable rating, the minimum required strength-to-weight ratio is 3.25. For a marginal rating, it is 2.5. Anything lower than that is poor.

How this test is conducted

Applies to 2007-13 models

Overall evaluation
M
Dynamic rating
M
Seat/head restraint geometry
G
Important: Head restraints & seats ratings should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

Seat type

Power leather seats (AHR)

How this test is conducted

Seat typePower leather seats (AHR)
Geometry
Backset (mm)58
Distance below top of head (mm)38
Seat design parameters
Pass/failFail
Max T1 acceleration (g)11.1
Head contact time (ms)76
Force ratingModerate
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N)152
Max neck tension (N)666

Applies to 2013 models

Overall evaluation

Crash avoidance rating
Not Available
0 points total

Forward collision warning

Not available.
0 points

Low-speed autobrake

Not available.
0 points

High-speed autobrake

Not available.
0 points

How this rating is determined

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