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7 Frontal impact standard exemptions

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This bulletin gives guidance to vehicle inspectors in applying the following requirements in the VIRM: Entry certification:

Application

This bulletin applies to specific model ranges of class MA, MB or MC vehicles manufactured by Toyota Japan, Nissan Japan and Mazda/Ford Japan that are exempt from the requirement to meet a specified frontal impact vehicle standard under the New Zealand Gazette notice au3660.

Inspection

Vehicles manufactured by:

  • Toyota Japan, in the Estima, Lucida or Emina families, and
  • Nissan Japan, in the Serena or Largo families, and
  • Mazda/Ford Japan, in the Bongo, Friendee or Freda families

are exempt from the requirement to meet an approved frontal impact standard (as specified in Table 3-2-1 of the VIRM: Entry certification) if the vehicle’s chassis number is included in the ranges identified below.

Vehicle make/model

Industry model code

Chassis number

Range from

Range to

Toyota Japan

  • Estima
  • Lucida
  • Emina

CXR10G
CXR11G
CXR20G
CXR21G
TCR10G
TCR10W
TCR11G
TCR11W
TCR20G
TCR20W
TCR21G
TCR21W

CXR10-0001177
CXR11-0001035
CXR20-0001213
CXR21-0001043
TCR10-1034094
TCR10-1034093
TCR11-0034215
TCR11-0034215
TCR20-1008042
TCR20-1008042
TCR21-0020187
TCR21-0020187

CXR10-0146676
CXR11-0024109
CXR20-0133547
CXR21-0030697
TCR10-1353266
TCR10-1353266
TCR11-0141867
TCR11-0141867
TCR20-1119611
TCR20-1119611
TCR21-0074252
TCR21-0074252

Nissan Japan

  • Serena

KBC23
KVC23
KAJC23
KVJC23
KBNC23
KVNC23
KBCC23

KBC23-007242
KVC23-008295
KAJC23-000820
KVCJ23-000434
KBNC23-003346
KVNC23-008389
KBCC23-700516

KBC23-517067
KVC23-501790
KAJC23-400647
KVCJ23-001056
KBNC23-504779
KVNC23-501448
KBCC23-870355

Nissan Japan

  • Largo

W30
CW30
NW30
NCW30
VW30
VNW30

W30-000106
CW30-600108
NW30-000107
NCW30-600111
VW30-000109
VNW30-000110

W30-774375
CW30-810352
NW30-761812
NCW30-810358
VW30-754820
VNW30-754143

Mazda/Ford Japan

  • Bongo
  • Friendee
  • Freda

SG5W
SGEW
SGL3
SGLW
SGL5
SGLR
SG5WF
SGEWF
SGL3F
SGLWF
SGL5F
SGLRF

SG5W-100012
SGEW-100006
SGL3-100005
SGLW-100007
SGL5-100010
SGLR-100011
SG5WF-100002
SGEWF-100001
SGL3F-100002
SGLWF-100002
SGL5F-100002
SGLRF-100002

SG5W-302529
SGEW-301833
SGL3-300306
SGLW-301241
SGL5-300717
SGLR-301776
SG5WF-400230
SGEWF-400274
SGL3F-400005
SGLWF-400043
SGL5F-400016
SGLRF-400067

IMPORTANT: Individual exemptions from frontal impact standards requirements do not need to be made for vehicles that fall within these ranges.