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2003 Infiniti G35

Midsize luxury car
Crashworthiness
  • Moderate overlap front
    G

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Model year Front overlap Side Roof strength Head restraints & seats Front crash prevention
Small Moderate
2006
G
A
P
Crash avoidance rating
2005
G
P
Crash avoidance rating
2004
G
Crash avoidance rating
2003
G
Crash avoidance rating

Applies to 2003-06 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Injury measures
Head/neck
A
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 introduced in the 2003 model year.

Injury measures

Measures taken from the neck, chest, and both legs indicate low risk of injuries to these body regions in a crash of this severity. A high head acceleration occurred when the dummy's head hit the steering wheel through the airbag, indicating that head injuries would be possible.

Restraints and dummy kinematics

Dummy movement was well controlled. Both the side chest airbag and side curtain head airbag deployed. During rebound, the dummy's head brushed the side curtain airbag and its fabric cover. The dummy continued to rebound into the seat without its head coming close to any stiff structure that could cause injury.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle 2003 Infiniti G35 4-door
Weight 3,468 lbs.
Side airbags front and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
Wheelbase 112 in.
Length 187 in.
Width 69 in.
Engine 3.5 L V6
EPA ratings 19 mpg city / 26 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occcupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test ID CEF0307
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm) 10
Left (cm) 11
Center (cm) 13
Right (cm) 8
Brake pedal (cm) 11
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm) 2
Right (cm) 4
Steering column movement
Upward (cm) 9
Rearward (cm) -1
A-pillar rearward movement (cm) 2

Driver injury measures

Test ID CEF0307
Head
HIC-15 289
Peak gs at hard contact 80
Neck
Tension (kN) 1.3
Extension bending moment (Nm) 21
Maximum Nij 0.35
Chest maximum compression (mm) 25
Legs
Femur force - left (kN) 6.0
Femur force - right (kN) 3.7
Knee displacement - left (mm) 4
Knee displacement - right (mm) 2
Maximum tibia index - left 0.38
Maximum tibia index - right 0.56
Tibia axial force - left (kN) 1.3
Tibia axial force - right (kN) 1.5
Foot acceleration (g)
Left 81
Right 49
1
Side airbags: front and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
2
Electronic stability control
3
Antilock brakes

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