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NHTSA Crash Test Results

Explorer XLS 4.0L 2WD

RX 300 2WD

Frontal Crash Test (Driver)

11-20 percent or greater chance of serious injurysee details

(Tested: Ford Explorer 4-Door 4x4)

11-20 percent or greater chance of serious injurysee details

(Tested: Lexus RX300 4-Door 4x4 w/Side Airbags)

Frontal Crash Test (Passenger)

10 percent or less chance of serious injurysee details

(Tested: Ford Explorer 4-Door 4x4)

10 percent or less chance of serious injurysee details

(Tested: Lexus RX300 4-Door 4x4 w/Side Airbags)

Side Crash Test (Front)

10 percent or less chance of serious injurysee details

(Tested: Ford Explorer 4-Door 4x4)

10 percent or less chance of serious injurysee details

(Tested: Lexus RX300 4-Door 4x4 w/Side Airbags)

Side Crash Test (Rear)

10 percent or less chance of serious injurysee details

(Tested: Ford Explorer 4-Door 4x4)

10 percent or less chance of serious injurysee details

(Tested: Lexus RX300 4-Door 4x4 w/Side Airbags)

IIHS Crash Test Results

Overall Rating

Reliability Rating

Explorer XLS 4.0L 2WD

RX 300 2WD

Overall 3 out of 5
see details
5 out of 5
see details

Safety Features

Explorer XLS 4.0L 2WD

RX 300 2WD

Driver Airbag Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag N/A Std.
Front Side Airbag with Head Protection N/A N/A
Passenger Airbag Std. Std.
Side Head Curtain Airbags N/A N/A
Second Row Side Airbag N/A N/A
Second Row Side Airbag with Head Protection N/A N/A
Power Windows Std. Std.
Electronic Parking Aid N/A N/A
First Aid Kit N/A Std.
Trunk Anti-Trap Device N/A N/A

Anti-Theft & Locks

Explorer XLS 4.0L 2WD

RX 300 2WD

Child Safety Door Locks Std. Std.
Locking Pickup Truck Tailgate N/A N/A
Power Door Locks Std. Std.
Vehicle Anti-Theft Std. Std.

Remote Controls & Remote Releases

Explorer XLS 4.0L 2WD

RX 300 2WD

Keyless Entry (Remote Lock/Unlock) Std. Std.
Remote Ignition N/A N/A
Next Steps

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RX 300 2WD

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