Infiniti Q70 is safer than the BMW 5 Series

November 18, 2014 at 18:33

According to the results of IIHS crash tests Infiniti Q70 is considered safer than the BMW 5 Series. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) conducted regular testing of large premium sedan 2015 model year – Infiniti Q70 and BMW 5 Series. Cars were subjected to a “hard” test – a frontal impact with a small overlap. In case of the collision with a small overlap of Infiniti Q70, the body has managed to maintain a safe space around the driver, with the seat belt controlled displacement of the manikin within the permissible limits. During the impact of the airbag, the head of the dummy is not shifted to the side and then back to the starting position. The sensors have recorded a low risk of injury in a similar accident.

Infiniti Q70 crash test pics

Infiniti Q70 crash test picture

A set of other tests, including an impact with an average overlap, side impact protection roof and an assessment of seat belts and airbags have demonstrated the protection of people inside of the car. As a result, the Infinity received the title of the safest car (Top safety pick +).

BMW 5 Series crash test image

BMW 5 Series crash test picture

BMW 5 series in whole got through American crash tests, but after hitting a small overlap in the car significantly deformed the front desk – she moved into the cabin to 30 cm.
In addition, the “Bavarian” noted the likelihood of injury to the driver’s left foot in case of such a collision. The final grade of the vehicle is Marginal (at the limit of the safe).

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