JARI:Japan Automobile Research Institute

Crash Test Facility

Various types of crash tests including barrier crash and car-to-car crash

The new crash test facility was completed in April 2005 to meet the various needs of crash safety evaluation.
The crash test facility has four crash areas and is capable of performing crash tests on passenger cars, motorcycles, and trucks, as well as crash tests using Moving Deformable Barriers (MDB) and other devices, in addition to traffic accident replication tests.


Ground Longest north-south, about600m、east-west about300m(Building area:about28,000m2
Drive assembly 2300kW AC inverter motor
Maximum crash speed 150km/h(Vehicle weight 2.8t)、60km/h(Vehicle weight 10t)
Concrete fixed barrier Two types of standard cars and large cars