The electric Executive Tesla Model S has done exceeding well
in the latest set of Euro NCAP's crash tests. The Model S received a 5-star
rating from NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in the
U.S. Other cars that were tested include the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, Skoda
Fabia and Nissan Pulsar which have all achieved the overall five stars. Suzuki
Celerio received three stars and the Renault Mégane Hatch, which has been
reassessed, achieved a four star rating.
All the cars received zero-star adult protection ratings.
Volkswagen has since decided to offer the Polo for sale in India with two
airbags as standard. This model subsequently received a four-star safety
According to a press report by Global NCAP, crash tests of
Nissan’s Datsun Go and Maruti-Suzuki’s Swift demonstrate a high risk of
life-threatening injuries with both cars receiving zero-star safety rating for
their adult occupant protection. These risks would be significantly reduced if
the cars had to comply with the UN test regulation for frontal and side impact.
The rating for the Suzuki Celerio (3 star) is at least a
spot of good news for the Japanese car maker.
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