2002 Isuzu Axiom

midsize SUV / 4-door SUV

2002 Isuzu Axiom 4-door SUV

Crashworthiness

Rating overview
Moderate overlap front

Key

  • G
    Good
  • A
    Acceptable
  • M
    Marginal
  • P
    Poor
  • Superior
  • Advanced
  • Basic

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

Moderate overlap front

Rating applies to 2002-04 models

Tested vehicle: 2002 Isuzu Axiom 4-door 4wd

The Isuzu Axiom was introduced in the 2002 model year.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Injury measures
Head/neck
Chest
Leg/foot, left
Leg/foot, right
Restraints and dummy kinematics
Dummy movement was reasonably well controlled. The driver's seat tipped toward the door. During rebound, the dummy's head hit the roof rail.

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.

Forces on the head when the dummy loaded the airbag were moderately high, indicating the possibility of head injuries.

Smeared greasepaint indicates where the dummy's head hit the roof rail. Head acceleration from this hit was negligible.