2005 Infiniti G35

midsize luxury car / 4-door sedan

2005 Infiniti G35 4-door sedan
2003 Infiniti G35 shown


Rating overview
Moderate overlap front: original test
Head restraints & seats


  • G
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  • Basic

Some ratings use a scale of Poor to Good. Others range from Basic to Superior.

Moderate overlap front: original test

Rating applies to 2003-06 models

Tested vehicle: 2003 Infiniti G35 4-door

The Infiniti G35 was introduced in the 2003 model year.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Driver injury measures
Leg/foot, left
Leg/foot, right
Driver restraints and dummy kinematics

Action shot taken during the frontal offset crash test.

The dummy's position in relation to the steering wheel and instrument panel after the crash test indicates that the driver's survival space was maintained well.

The frontal airbag and both side airbags inflated for the driver dummy. Smeared greasepaint indicates where the dummy's head hit the side curtain airbag, its fabric cover, and the head restraint during rebound.

Forces on both legs and feet were low, indicating that significant injury was unlikely.

Technical measurements for this test

Measures of occupant 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
HIC-15 289
Peak gs at hard contact 80
Tension (kN) 1.3
Extension bending moment (Nm) 21
Maximum Nij 0.35
Chest maximum compression (mm) 25
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

How the moderate overlap front test is conducted

Head restraints & seats

Seat type: All seats AHR manufactured after Aug 2004

Overall evaluation
Dynamic rating
Seat/head restraint geometry
Technical measurements for this test
Seat type All seats AHR manufactured after Aug 2004
Backset (mm) 32
Distance below top of head (mm) 58
Seat design parameters
Pass/fail Fail
Max T1 acceleration (g) 9.7
Head contact time (ms) 105
Force rating 3
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N) 220
Max neck tension (N) 782

How the head restraint & seat test is conducted
Currently, IIHS tests apply only to front seats.

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