Euro NCAP Crash Test Results

Test results and safety ratings

Toyota Avensis 2003

1.8 , 4 door saloon

Test Date: Apr 2003

Toyota Avensis crash test picture Crash Star Rating Crash Rating 5 Stars
Front-impact score
Side-impact score
Seat belt reminder
Total score
14 (88.0%)
18 (100.0%)
Pedestrian Star Rating Pedestrian Rating 1 Star
Pedestrian-test score 8 (22.0%)

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The Avensis remained stable. It gave maximum protection in the side impact and lost only two The Avensis kept its passengers safe. Its body remained stable and gave maximum protection in the side impact. Meanwhile, it lost only two points in the frontal impact. The frontal airbag system tailored itself to the driver. The Avensis also has sensors at its front corners. A knee airbag deploys for crashes above 25kph and was effective. An ‘intelligent’ belt reminder system is fitted for the driver and front passenger. The restraint chosen for the three-year-old uses ISOFIX mountings and a top tether but testers noted weaknesses in the protection that it gave. Pedestrians are poorly protected. The Avensis makes no special effort to reduce knee and leg injuries.

Driver head - Good
Driver neck - Good
Driver chest - Adequate
Driver abdomen
Driver right femur - Good Driver left femur - Good
Driver right lower leg - Adequate Driver left lower leg - Adequate
Driver right foot - Good Driver left foot - Good
Passenger head - Good
Passenger neck - Good
Passenger chest - Adequate
Passenger abdomen
Passenger right femur - Good Passenger left femur - Good
Passenger right lower leg - Good Passenger left lower leg - Good
Passenger right foot Passenger left foot
Side impact head - Good, Pole test - Pass
Side impact chest - Adequate
Side impact abdomen - Good
Side impact pelvis - Good
Green = Good Good
Yellow = Adequate Adequate
Orange = Marginal Marginal
Brown = Weak Weak
Red = Poor Poor

Rating applies to new Avensis