2012 INFINITI G  RealSafeCars78Safety Rating

#25 of 2012 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#54 of all 2012 vehicles


The G, a mainstay of INFINITI's lineup since 1991, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. The INFINITI G 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 G 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 G has a score of 78, implying a 0.044% chance of driver death (3.9% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2012 INFINITI G has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.044% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.029%, meaning the average driver has a 0.044% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.029% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2012 INFINITI G is 8% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2012 INFINITI G is 14% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9059Cadillac CTSLexus ISLincoln MKZVolvo S60INFINITI EXINFINITI GM.-B. C-ClassBMW X3Lexus ES-350Audi A4Volvo C70BMW 3 SeriesComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2012 INFINITI G with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 59 to 90. The 2012 INFINITI G is safer than the 2012 Cadillac CTS, the 2012 Lexus IS, and the 2012 Lincoln MKZ and less safe than the 2012 Lexus ES-350, the 2012 BMW X3, and the 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class. It is about as safe as the 2012 Volvo S60 and the 2012 INFINITI EX.

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