In the list of “whipping boys” entered the Volvo XC60, citroën C3 Aircross, Mitsubishi Eclipse, Cross, Crossland Opel X Karoq Skoda, Volkswagen T-Roc, Arona Seat and Volkswagen Polo of new generation. All the cars on the test results received the highest rating — five stars out of five.
Best “made” Swedish new Volvo XC60 scored 37.2 points, which is 98% of the ideal result. The safety of the driver and passengers was estimated at 98%, children — 87%, pedestrian in 76%, and the efficiency of electronic systems is 95%. Criticism of experts caused only low security of the thorax of the rear passengers in a frontal collision over the entire width of the car.
The second result showed a new crossover Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross scored 36.9 points and 97%. The safety of the driver and adult passengers and 97% of children and 78% of pedestrians and 80%, and the efficiency of electronic systems to 71%. As in the case with the Volvo XC60, the tests showed a low degree of protection of the chest of the rear passengers in a frontal impact with full overlap.
The safety of the driver of the compact crossover Citroen C3 Aircross was 85%, and children — 82%, and pedestrians — 64%. Electronic devices are rated at 60%. It turned out that for pedestrians more dangerous are the lower zone of the windshield in the area of the pillars.
Presented in September at the Frankfurt motor show Czech crossover Skoda Karoq received the following assessment: the safety of the driver and adult passengers — 93% of children — 79%, foot 73%, and the efficiency of electronic systems — 58%.
Compact hatchback Volkswagen Polo sixth generation also received five stars from Euro NCAP: 96% in the category of “safety of the driver and an adult passenger), 85% and 76% for the safety of children and pedestrians, as well as 59% for electronic systems. It is noted that standard equipment of the model includes the speed limiter and the automatic emergency braking system.
We will remind that this year the European Association of road safety Euro NCAP celebrated its twentieth anniversary.
Euro NCAP — for 20 years!