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How safe is the new Mitsubishi Outlander?
How safe is the new Mitsubishi Outlander?

The new fourth generation Mitsubishi Outlander has won the highest safety rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, IIHS – Top Safety Pick +. This means that the car has not only reliable passive systems (roll cage, crumple zones, airbags and belts), but also an advanced preventive safety complex that can automatically stop the… More

Updated Renault Duster and zero safety stars!
Updated Renault Duster and zero safety stars!

The 2022 Renault Duster crossover received 0 stars in the Latin NCAP crash test. During testing by Latin NCAP specialists, the Renault Duster 2022 crossover rolled over, resulting in a fuel leak. Recall that in October 2019, the second generation crossover passed Latin NCAP tests and received a decent four-star rating. Production of the crossover… More

Tesla Model 3 does not like cyclists
Tesla Model 3 does not like cyclists

In South Korea, the safety of the Tesla Model 3 was checked using the KNCAP method for evaluating new cars. The electric car coped with the crash test perfectly and earned five stars out of five, but when it came to testing the auxiliary systems, the situation changed: the emergency braking system in front of… More

In the new Hyundai Tucson you will be safe
In the new Hyundai Tucson you will be safe

The 2022 Hyundai Tucson not only got bigger, offering more powertrains, including plug-in hybrids, and a more striking design, but also performed better in IIHS safety tests. The Korean crossover of the new generation received the highest rating from the IIHS organization – Top Safety Pick +, while the previous generation of the model received… More

How did the Chery Exeed VX handle a head-on collision?
How did the Chery Exeed VX handle a head-on collision?

In China, as part of the Top Safety program, the safety of a large SUV CheryExeed VX was checked. This is not quite a standard crash test: two cars, which were traveling at a speed of 64 kilometers per hour, collided with each other at an angle of 15 degrees and with an overlap of… More

Hyundai Sonata holds the punch perfectly
Hyundai Sonata holds the punch perfectly

China’s C-NCAP committee has reviewed the safety of the eighth generation Hyundai Sonata sedan (DN8). The car received an 88.3% rating, which corresponds to a five-star rating. Experts gave the South Korean model 90.64% for passenger safety, 65.57% for injury safety for pedestrians and 100% for preventive systems. C-NCAP praised the Sonata’s handling of frontal… More

Hyundai Getz’s Retro Crash Test
Hyundai Getz’s Retro Crash Test

The German organization Dekra has carried out a crash test of an 18-year-old Hyundai Getz with a mileage of 270 thousand kilometers. The experts decided to check the reliability of a car that has been in operation for a long time, as well as evaluate the operation of safety systems, namely airbags and belts. They… More

Renault’s most budget cross tested for durability
Renault’s most budget cross tested for durability

Global NCAP has posted a video of the Renault Triber crash test on its YouTube channel. Global NCAP has repeatedly asked car manufacturers to improve the safety of cars sold in emerging markets. And the requests of Global NCAP were heard, at least by Renault. Renault Triber cross-wagon, which is sold in India, took part… More

New Genesis tested for durability (video)
New Genesis tested for durability (video)

European independent organization Euro NCAP has published the results of new crash tests, in which five cars took part. So, engineers checked the safety of two Genesis models (premium Hyundai brand), Citroen C4, as well as BMW 4-Series coupe and convertible. Thus, the new generation Genesis G80 business sedan earned the highest rating (five stars)…. More

The new KIA Carnival knows how to hold the punch!
The new KIA Carnival knows how to hold the punch!

To prove its passive safety, the new Korean van had to endure six tests at once. From a classic frontal impact and collision with a pole to bench tests of seats and a staged accident with a pedestrian at a speed of 40 km / h. Already in the “database” KIA Carnival, which the Koreans… More