European organization Euro NCAP has conducted crash tests on seven new vehicles, which in the end received the highest score for security.
The independent European Committee Euro NCAP tested nine of the novelties of the world automobile industry: Audi A1, BMW Z4, Ford Focus, Mercedes-Benz CLA, Mercedes-Benz EQC, Kamiq Skoda and SsangYong Korando. According to the results of crash tests all cars involved in the trials, scored five star safety.
The safety of the driver and adult passengers of the Audi A1 was estimated at 95%, children — 85%, foot 73%, and the electronic auxiliary systems — 80%. Criticism was aroused by low immunity chest front passenger in a collision in a frontal collision. For pedestrians, the most dangerous are the side-pillar of the vehicle. The experts noted the good work of the system hold the machine in the lane.
Another Ford Focus hatchback received similar with Audi A1 evaluation. The American model is slightly above the score for the protection of the driver and adult passengers (96%) and child safety (80%). PI this for the job security and pedestrian protection the car received almost a lower rating score (75% and 72%).
Mercedes-Benz CLA for the security of adults had received 96% of children and 91%, pedestrians — 91%, and for electronic systems has earned a 75%. The car was successfully held in almost all crash tests, but experts have discovered the possibility of obtaining chest injuries in a frontal collision with a deformable obstacle.
Top score was also awarded the Mercedes-Benz EQC. For the safety of adults, crossover received a 96%, children 90% of other road users — 75%, and the electronic “helpers” also put 75%. In a frontal collision there is a risk of injury to the thorax of the passenger. noted the good work of almost all the auxiliary systems, only the performance of the functions of retention of car in the occupied zone was assessed as low.
The only convertible, participating in the tests (BMW Z4), received a final five star rating. The appreciation has affected the reliable protection of the driver and passengers (97%). The experts noted a small possibility of chest injuries from the driver in the frontal impact. For protection of passengers-children German truck received 87% of the maximum possible number of points. Electronic security systems Euro NCAP was estimated at 76%. Pedestrian safety experts in 91%.
Skoda Kamiq for the security of adults had received 96% of children and 85% of other road users — 80%, and the electronic “helpers” put up 76%. The experts said “good work” of almost all auxiliary systems, only the efficiency of the speed control is rated as “low”.
The SsangYong Korando crossover also earned five stars in crash tests. In this model, the resulting estimate is slightly lower than the other test participants. So, for the protection of the driver and adult passengers, the model was 88% for child safety is 85%. For operation of safety systems and pedestrian protection the car received a 74% and 68%.