New Lexus IS Receives European 5-Star Safety Recommendation

Lexus IS 300h Safety Test Five Star

The Lexus IS 300h has been given a five-star safety ranking from Euro NCAP, making it the safest new car in the Large Family category and one of the top performing cars of 2013. Here’s a video of the crash tests:

The IS scored the maximum points in the side barrier test for adult occupants and protection for 18 month and 3 year infants. The report also praises the IS active hood technology, which automatically provides additional protection for any pedestrian accident.

Read more about the Lexus IS 5-Star Safety (via Lexus UK)


  1. I hope they will do well in the IIHS little offset crash , because Toyota recently failed that a lot ... :
  2. Excuse the Lexus IS for being one of the safest cars you can buy..... BD
  3. this car is very safe indeed