1997 Toyota Camry

midsize car / 4-door sedan

1997 Toyota Camry 4-door sedan


Rating overview
Moderate overlap front: original test


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Moderate overlap front: original test

Rating applies to 1997-2001 models

Tested vehicle: 1997 Toyota Camry LE 4-door

The Toyota Camry was redesigned for the 1997 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.

Smeared greasepaint indicates where the dummy's head hit the B-pillar during rebound, producing a high head acceleration.

There was minimal footwell intrusion as well as very little rearward movement of the instrument panel into the driver's survival space.

Technical measurements for this test

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test ID CF96028
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm) 4
Left (cm) 11
Center (cm) 12
Right (cm) 11
Brake pedal (cm) 7
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm) 3
Right (cm) 3
Steering column movement
Upward (cm) 4
Rearward (cm) 2
A-pillar rearward movement (cm) 2

Driver injury measures

Test ID CF96028
HIC-15 288
Peak gs at hard contact 127
Tension (kN) 1.4
Extension bending moment (Nm) 23
Maximum Nij 0.32
Chest maximum compression (mm) 36
Femur force - left (kN) 3.9
Femur force - right (kN) 2.4
Knee displacement - left (mm) 0
Knee displacement - right (mm) 1
Maximum tibia index - left 0.57
Maximum tibia index - right 0.68
Tibia axial force - left (kN) 1.4
Tibia axial force - right (kN) 3.5
Foot acceleration (g)
Left 98
Right 65

How the moderate overlap front test is conducted

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