The 2016 QX60 received four stars in the front crash test, five stars in the side crash test and four stars in the rollover crash test. It arrives at Infiniti dealerships in the spring.
The rating applies to front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive versions of the QX60.
The 2016 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid SUV has not been rated.
Several new safety technologies are available through the 2016 QX60's revised options packages.
They include forward emergency braking, forward collision warning and back-up collision intervention. BCI alerts the driver to crossing vehicles and other large objects to the rear when the transmission is in Reverse. The system can automatically engage the brakes to help avoid a crash.
Standard safety equipment includes vehicle stability control, traction control and six airbags.
Edmunds says: Car shoppers should note that the 2016 Acura MDX, BMW X5 and Buick Enclave also earned the highest five-star overall safety rating from NHTSA.