2012 INFINITI EX  RealSafeCars77Safety Rating

#30 of 2012 SUVs

#64 of all 2012 vehicles


The EX, a mainstay of INFINITI's lineup since 2008, is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. The INFINITI EX provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. INFINITI offers a 4-year, 60,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2012 INFINITI EX is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2012 INFINITI EX has a score of 77, implying a 0.046% chance of driver death (4.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2012 INFINITI EX has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.046% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.2537%, meaning the average driver has a 0.046% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.2537% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2012 INFINITI EX is 4% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2012 INFINITI EX is 10% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9761Lexus ISVolvo S60INFINITI EXINFINITI GBMW 3 SeriesVolvo C70M.-B. GLK-ClassVolvo XC60Audi Q5M.-B. C-ClassBMW X3Acura RDXComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2012 INFINITI EX with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 61 to 97. The 2012 INFINITI EX is safer than the 2012 Lexus IS and less safe than the 2012 BMW 3 Series, the 2012 Volvo C70, the 2012 Acura RDX, the 2012 BMW X3, the 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, the 2012 Audi Q5, the 2012 Volvo XC60, and the 2012 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class. It is about as safe as the 2012 Volvo S60 and the 2012 INFINITI G.

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