The fourth-generation of Skoda’s global best-seller has achieved a maximum five-star test score in the independent European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP). This makes the Octavia one of the safest compact models on the market. Its 88 per cent score for Child Occupant Protection puts it among the top performers of vehicles tested to date.
The new Mazda CX-30 has been awarded the maximum five-star rating by Euro NCAP in its latest series of tests. Following the Mazda6 last year and the All-New Mazda3 earlier this year, this is the third Mazda to achieve an overall five-star rating under the new, more stringent 2018 Euro NCAP crashworthiness ratings.
The new Hyundai Ioniq has officially maintained its maximum rating of five stars from the independent Euro NCAP for crash safety. The Ioniq Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid and Electric versions of the New Ioniq all keep this maximum score.
The Skoda Scala has received the highest rating of five stars in its comprehensive test by the independent European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP). This puts it among the safest vehicles in its category, with top marks for the protection of adult occupants and cyclists.
The new Renault Clio has received the coveted 5-stars rating in the latest Euro NCAP safety tests. Groupe Renault’s best-selling model has been tested according to the new stringent protocol launched in 2018. It is the 22nd Groupe Renault vehicle to receive the maximum rating of five stars.
The new 2018 Mazda6 has been awarded the maximum five star rating by Euro NCAP in its latest series of tests. This is the first Mazda to achieve an overall five star rating under the new, more stringent 2018 Euro NCAP crashworthiness ratings.
Hyundai Motor has received the maximum five-star overall rating from the European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP), the independent vehicle assessment organisation, for the all-new NEXO. Hyundai’s second-generation fuel cell electric vehicle demonstrated its high active and passive safety in all four Euro NCAP rating categories.
Euro NCAP has released the safety ratings of two new cars. Both Volvo’s new small off-roader, the XC40, and the latest version of Ford’s Focus, achieve a maximum five-star rating. The XC40 scored 97 percent for adult occupant protection, putting it amongst the top five cars for this aspect of safety tested by Euro NCAP in the last three years.
The European New Car Assessment Programme has awarded the new Nissan Leaf a 5-star rating. The Leaf is the first car to be assessed against Euro NCAP’s improved and extended protocols for 2018. The 2018 protocol sees the introduction of a raft of new tests which address key crash scenarios involving cars, pedestrians and now also the growing number of cyclists.
Vauxhall’s new Crossland X SUV has been rated as “Best in Class of 2017” for safety by Euro NCAP. Back in November, the Crossland X was awarded the maximum five-star safety rating from Euro NCAP, and now it has been recognised as class-leading