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Infiniti Q30 hits Australian shores with top safety rating

Infiniti Q30 (Aug 2016 – onwards) frontal offset test at 64km/h

01 August 2016

Infiniti Q30 hits Australian shores with top safety rating

Leading independent vehicle safety advocate, the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), today issued a 5 star ANCAP safety rating for new market entrant, the Infiniti Q30.

ANCAP Chief Executive Officer, James Goodwin congratulated Infiniti on its high test scores.

“This model performed well across the range of demanding physical crash tests.”

“The human body can only withstand certain amounts of force in a crash, so it is vital that the bulk of crash forces are absorbed by the vehicle rather than its occupants.”

The Q30 performed well in the area of pedestrian protection with an overall score of ‘Good’ achieved through the assistance of an active bonnet which is a standard feature. Whiplash protection was however identified as an area of improvement with ‘Marginal’ and ‘Poor’ scores recorded for front and rear occupants.

In addition to physical crashworthiness, the Q30 provides City and Interurban grades of autonomous emergency braking (AEB) as standard. However, it lacks Vulnerable Road User AEB – a system which can detect and autonomously brake to avoid pedestrians.

“Physical crash performance is important, but avoiding a crash is what we’re aiming for. It’s pleasing to see Infiniti provide AEB standard for the Australian market,” he said.

“The list of standard safety assist technologies for this premium brand is however shorter than expected with blind spot monitoring (BMS), adaptive cruise control (ACC), and lane support systems (LSS) offered only on higher-specified variants,” Mr Goodwin said.

Infiniti Q30 hits Australian shores with top safety rating

Infiniti Q30 (Aug 2016 – onwards) full width test at 50km/h

Infiniti Q30 hits Australian shores with top safety rating

Infiniti Q30 (Aug 2016 – onwards) side impact test at 50km/h

Infiniti Q30 hits Australian shores with top safety rating

Infiniti Q30 (Aug 2016 – onwards) oblique pole test at 32km/h


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