Although experts say serious problems with the possibility of opening the tailgate in an accident. Despite the fact that the mannequin remained in the cabin, it is considered a serious blunder with a greater risk of loss of the passenger under the wheels.
Volkswagen Golf decided to check on security. To do this, EuroNCAP has conducted a number of crashtests. In almost all tests the car showed good results keeping the geometry of the compartment in series of clashes. This will allow him to maintain the primacy of safety on the European market in its segment. However, the problem with the rear door will have to be solved in the next update.
“Open doorways during an accident adversely affect the rating since EuroNCAP, since this greatly affects the departure of the passenger from the car,” commented Michel van Ratingen, Euro NCAP Secretary General. – “In our days, this problem is rare, it is very important that Volkswagen has eliminated the problem.”
Volkswagen Golf eighth generation showed good results in all categories, including automatic emergency braking systems. It will be available even in the basic version of the hatchback.
In addition to a new “Golf” in the latest series of crash tests have awarded five stars also: Audi Q8, Ford Puma, MG HS and Nissan Juke.