Tag: EuroNCAP

2021 Genesis G80, GV80 Pass Euro NCAP’s Crash Tests With Flying Colors

A few years after launching in the United States and South Korea as Hyundai’s premium car brand, Genesis has finally brought its first two products to Europe: the G80 and GV80. And they were greeted by Euro NCAP, which subjected them to their crash test evaluation, awarding them with a maximum five-star safety rating. The […]

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Euro NCAP Says Dacia “Shows Little Ambition” As Sandero Stepway Scores 2-Star Rating

Euro NCAP has published its latest safety ratings, with the vehicles tested being the new generation Dacia Sandero Stepway and the Volkswagen ID.4 and Skoda Enyaq iV electric duo. The Romanian automaker’s jacked-up hatchback scored an overall 2-star safety rating, with 70 percent for Adult Occupant and 72 percent for Child Occupant protection. The Pedestrian […]

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Euro NCAP Is Now Evaluating Vans, Watch Europe’s Most Popular LCVs Being Tested

In the wake of the global pandemic, the need for delivery vans has reached new heights this year, which is why Euro NCAP decided to test some of Europe’s most popular models. Nineteen light commercial vehicles (LCV) were tested by the safety specialists under new criteria that evaluate the crash avoidance and driver assistance systems, […]

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Euro NCAP Crash Tests The New Land Rover Defender, Honda e And Five Other Vehicles

Euro NCAP has released the results of its latest batch of tests, which saw seven new vehicles being crashed, including the Land Rover Defender, Honda e, Audi A3 Sportback, Seat Leon, Isuzu D-Max, Kia Sorento and Hyundai i10. Evaluated in RHD 110 body style, the Defender secured a maximum five-star safety rating, recording 85 percent […]

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Watch Euro NCAP Crash-Test The Mazda MX-30 And Honda Jazz

Euro NCAP has published the results of its latest session, which saw the Mazda MX-30 and Honda Jazz getting crash-tested. With five stars under its belt, the MX-30 obtained 91 and 87 percent for Adult and Child occupant protection, and 68 and 73 percent for the Pedestrian and Safety Assist respectively. The model’s front-end structure […]

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Watch Euro NCAP Crash-Test VW’s New ID.3 Electric Hatch

The Volkswagen ID.3 has achieved a five-star rating at Euro NCAP, with the safety body’s tester’s acknowledging that it “does not compromise in this regard”. The Pro-specification version of the electric hatch scored 87 percent in Adult Occupant, 89 percent in Child Occupant and 71 percent in Pedestrian protection and 88 percent in the Safety […]

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Tesla’s Autopilot Hammered By Low Driver Engagement Score During Euro NCAP Highway Assist Tests

Euro NCAP has just released a new series of Highway Assist tests, featuring ten models equipped with some type of higher-speed driver assistance system. The models tested were the Audi Q8, BMW 3-Series, Mercedes GLE, Volvo V60, VW Passat, Peugeot 2008, Nissan Juke, Ford Kuga, Renault Clio and the Tesla Model 3. The latter’s tech […]

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Toyota Yaris Becomes First Car To Be Tested Against Updated 2020 Euro NCAP Protocols

Toyota’s fourth-generation Yaris became the first car to ace Euro NCAP’s revamped 2020 test program, featuring an all-new frontal offset test that replaces the one previously used since 1997. The small Japanese hatchback was further praised for boasting countermeasures against injuries in far-side impacts. The Yaris also scored well during crash avoidance tech tests thanks […]

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Euro NCAP Updates Protocols For 2020, Makes It Harder For Cars To Score Maximum Points

Europe’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) has updated its safety protocols for 2020, introducing new tests and making some changes in the way they evaluate cars. One of the biggest updates is the introduction of a new moving barrier that replaces the 23-year old regulation-based moderate offset-deformable barrier test. This evaluates the protection of occupants […]

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Tesla Model X, Porsche Taycan And 10 Other Cars Get Crash-Tested By Euro NCAP

Euro NCAP has published its second-to-last release of the year, during which a dozen vehicles were totaled for the sake of safety, against the 2018-2019 protocol. One of the stars of this session was the Tesla Model X, which managed to crash its way into a 5-star safety rating. The European New Car Assessment Program […]

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