Toyota Prius V (2012 – Mar 2022) Crash Test Results

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Head restraints seats

Seat type: Manual cloth seat

Overall evaluation


Dynamic rating


Seat/head restraint geometry


Technical measurements for this test Seat type Manual cloth seat Geometry Backset (mm) 24 Distance below top of head (mm) 10 Seat design parameters Pass/fail Pass Max T1 acceleration (g) 14.5 Head contact time (ms) 59 Force rating 1 Neck forces Max neck shear force (N) Max neck tension (N) 269

How the head restraint & seat test is conductedCurrently, IIHS tests apply only to front seats.


Moderate overlap front

Rating applies to 2016-22 models

Tested vehicle: 2016 Toyota Prius Two 4-door

The Toyota Prius was redesigned for the 2016 model year and the Prius Prime was introduced in the 2017 model year. Moderate overlap frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Toyota as part of frontal crash test verification.

Overall evaluation


Structure and safety cage


Driver injury measures




Leg/foot, left


Leg/foot, right


Driver restraints and dummy kinematics


Technical measurements for this test Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side Test ID VTF1606 Footwell intrusion Footrest (cm) 2 Left (cm) 5 Center (cm) 6 Right (cm) 8 Brake pedal (cm) 3 Instrument panel rearward movement Left (cm) 1 Right (cm) Steering column movement Upward (cm) -1 Rearward (cm) -6 A-pillar rearward movement (cm) 1 Driver injury measures Test ID VTF1606 Head HIC-15 196 Peak gs at hard contact no contact Neck Tension (kN) 1.2 Extension bending moment (Nm) 13 Maximum Nij 0.26 Chest maximum compression (mm) 28 Legs Femur force – left (kN) 0.6 Femur force – right (kN) 0.6 Knee displacement – left (mm) 1 Knee displacement – right (mm) 1 Maximum tibia index – left 0.41 Maximum tibia index – right 0.75 Tibia axial force – left (kN) 2.2 Tibia axial force – right (kN) 2.7 Foot acceleration (g) Left 52 Right 114

How the moderate overlap front test is conducted

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