Independent European organisation Euro NCAP has published the results of crash tests 12 new models. According to the results of crash tests most cars that participated in the testing were able to get five stars security.
So, praise the Audi Q7. The safety of the driver and adult passengers is estimated at 92%, child 86%, pedestrians – in 71%, and the electronic auxiliary systems – 72%. In a frontal collision there is a risk of injury of thorax in front of the passenger and the driver. Almost all security systems received a positive assessment. Satisfactory only recognized the hold function in the lane and controls the speed.
Also the highest possible rating – five stars – received crossover Subaru Forester. Safety for adults, the experts evaluated 97% of children 91%, other traffic participants – 80%, and the electronic “helpers” put 78%. Readings taken from dummies, revealed only a high degree of risk of injury to the chest of the passenger in a frontal collision. Experts noted the good work of almost all the auxiliary systems, only the effectiveness of the speed monitoring system of experts was satisfactory. For pedestrians the main danger of side drains machine.
One of the main Premier motor show in Frankfurt, Porsche electric car Taycan, also received the maximum number of points. The appreciation has affected the reliable protection of the driver and passengers (85%). The experts said the risk of injury of the breast in the front passenger in the frontal impact. There are also risks to injure the neck of the passengers when hit from behind. For protection of passengers-children of the German electric car has been 83% of the maximum possible number of points. Electronic security systems Euro NCAP was estimated at 73%. Safety of pedestrians is 70%.
One of the safest cars of the rating of the electric car Tesla Model X. the Car was a success in almost all crash tests, the only thing found experts is a small chance of injury to the chest of the passenger in a frontal collision with a deformable obstacle, and the same injury to the driver in a frontal collision over the entire width. As a result – five stars from Euro NCAP.
New Skoda Octavia for the security of adults had received 92% of children – 88%, other road users – 73%, and the electronic “helpers” put 79%. Experts noted the good work of almost all the auxiliary systems, only the effectiveness of the speed monitoring system was assessed as low. This did not prevent the Skoda Octavia also won five stars on the results of the tests.
One of the contenders for the title of “European car of the year” – Renault Captur – for the protection of the driver and adult passengers got 96%, for the safety of children is 83%. For operation of safety systems and pedestrian protection the car was 75% and 74%. Similar and Peugeot 2008, which also eventually won the 5 star safety with additional safety package.
High ratings were achieved, two brand new American Ford – Kuga and Mondeo. Only four stars were able to get the Volkswagen Sharan and Seat Alhambra. In both cases, the estimates were affected by the high risk of chest injury the passenger in a frontal collision. The main gripe of the expert system keep the vehicle in the lane.
The only member of the crash tests, which received three stars was the Jeep Renegade. This assessment influenced the likelihood of injury goody from the driver and passenger in frontal and side impacts. In the rear impact, there is also a risk to injure the neck of the passenger. In the end, the protection of adults, the experts evaluated the SUV at 82%. For the protection of child passengers in the car received 84% of the maximum possible number of points. Electronic security systems Euro NCAP was estimated at 58%. Pedestrian safety – 55%.
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