India 2.0 cars Skoda Kushaq and Volkswagen Taigun from Skoda Auto Volkswagen
India have been accredited with Global NCAP ratings of 5 stars, the highest in
the segment. With this recognition, the Skoda Kushaq and Volkswagen Taigun have
become the first models ever to achieve 5 stars for both adult and child
NCAP’s updated crash test protocols assess frontal and side impact protection
for all tested models, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), pedestrian
protection and side impact pole protection assessments are also required for
vehicles scoring the highest star ratings.
in their most basic safety specification, with ESC fitted as standard, the
models demonstrated a stable structure in the frontal impact, adequate to good
protection for adult occupants and marginal to good protection in the side
impact scenarios. Child occupants received full protection during the front and
Skoda Kushaq and Volkswagen Taigun come equipped with a range of active and
passive safety features.
These include three-point seat belts with adjustable headrest for all
passengers, Seat-belt Reminder for the front seats, up to six airbags,
Roll-over Protection, ISOFIX for child protection, Hill Hold Control, Electronic
Stability Control with ABS and Electronic Brake-force Distribution as standard,
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, Electronic Differential Lock System, Multi
Collision Braking, Brake Disc Wiping and Rear Parking Sensor with camera – not
to forget impact absorbing body components and Side Impact Protection Beam in
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