2022 Infiniti QX55

midsize luxury SUV / 4-door SUV


Rating overview
Moderate overlap front


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Moderate overlap front

Rating applies to 2022-23 models

Tested vehicle: 2021 Infiniti QX50 Essential 4-door 4wd

The Infiniti QX50 was redesigned for the 2019 model year after a one-year absence from the market. Beginning with 2021 models, design changes were made to the front driver and passenger seat belts and passenger-side frontal and knee airbags to improve occupant protection in frontal crashes.

Moderate overlap frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test of a 2021 QX50 conducted by Nissan as part of frontal crash test verification. Because the structure was not changed, the structure rating is based on this verification test and an earlier test of a 2019 QX50 conducted by Nissan.

These ratings also apply to the structurally similar Infiniti QX55, introduced in the 2022 model year.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Driver injury measures
Leg/foot, left
Leg/foot, right
Driver restraints and dummy kinematics
Technical measurements for this test

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test ID VTF2013 VTF1809
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm) 6 10
Left (cm) 13 6
Center (cm) 15 15
Right (cm) 8 16
Brake pedal (cm) 6 10
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm) 1 2
Right (cm) 0 6
Steering column movement
Upward (cm) -2 -2
Rearward (cm) -5 0
A-pillar rearward movement (cm) 0 1

Driver injury measures

Test ID VTF2013
HIC-15 225
Peak gs at hard contact no contact
Tension (kN) 1.3
Extension bending moment (Nm) 14
Maximum Nij 0.28
Chest maximum compression (mm) 30
Femur force - left (kN) 0.7
Femur force - right (kN) 0.9
Knee displacement - left (mm) 1
Knee displacement - right (mm) 1
Maximum tibia index - left 0.30
Maximum tibia index - right 0.67
Tibia axial force - left (kN) 1.6
Tibia axial force - right (kN) 1.8
Foot acceleration (g)
Left 64
Right 75

How the moderate overlap front test is conducted