Euro NCAP Crash Test – Maxabout News https://news.maxabout.com Latest Car & Bike News in India Wed, 06 Nov 2019 11:21:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.9 https://news.maxabout.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/cropped-Maxabout-News-Favi-Icon-2017-32x32.png Euro NCAP Crash Test – Maxabout News https://news.maxabout.com 32 32 Fiat Punto Gets Zero Stars in Euro NCAP Crash Tests https://news.maxabout.com/cars/fiat/fiat-punto-gets-zero-stars/ https://news.maxabout.com/cars/fiat/fiat-punto-gets-zero-stars/#respond Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:57:39 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=166616 Fiat Punto Gets Zero Stars in Euro NCAP Crash Tests: The model tested here was equipped with dual front airbags but still was not able to keep its passenger compartment intact. The general description after the test was pretty simple. Old cars are not that capable as present generation cars in terms of safety. They […]

The post Fiat Punto Gets Zero Stars in Euro NCAP Crash Tests appeared first on Maxabout News.

]]>
Fiat Punto Gets Zero Stars in Euro NCAP Crash Tests: The model tested here was equipped with dual front airbags but still was not able to keep its passenger compartment intact. The general description after the test was pretty simple. Old cars are not that capable as present generation cars in terms of safety.

They are, no doubt, heavier than present ones but structural integrity and rigidity plays a very crucial role in passenger safety. The brands who are not updating their cars regularly will fall behind in this race. Most modern cars got 3 stars for their very basic variants.

Fiat Punto Gets Zero Stars
Fiat Punto Gets Zero Stars in Euro NCAP Crash Tests

Fiat Punto came into the market in 2005 and being a 12 year old model, it could not stand under the modern day speeds of crash tests. Markets like India and UK presently sell these models without paying any attention to buyers safety.

The crash tests are placed in such conditions that buyers could decide between various cars that are safer for them in all conditions. They urge everyone to go for better cars and stay safe under all conditions. Cars with five star ratings are rare in India and those with zero star includes few best sellers of all-time.

Fiat Punto Gets Zero StarsEuro NCAP’s recent research concluded that many brands are missing out on life saving features as standard. They do not cost that much but still, the cost cutting plans should not include these at all cost. Some of the present generation five star rated cars include Hyundai Kona, BMW 6GT, Jaguar F-Pace, Toyota Yaris and Kia Stinger.

Back in 2005, Fiat Punto was the first 5-star rated car of its segment. The variation in testing methods and speeds took the car to zero in 12 years. Fiat will soon replace the ageing models like Punto and Linea with better performing models like Argo and Cronos.

The post Fiat Punto Gets Zero Stars in Euro NCAP Crash Tests appeared first on Maxabout News.

]]>
https://news.maxabout.com/cars/fiat/fiat-punto-gets-zero-stars/feed/ 0
Jeep Compass Scores 5-Star Safety Rating in Euro NCAP Crash Test https://news.maxabout.com/cars/jeep/jeep-compass-scores-5-star-safety-rating-in-euro-ncap-crash-test/ Thu, 07 Sep 2017 07:12:40 +0000 https://news.maxabout.com/?p=118514 Jeep Compass recently scored five star safety rating in Euro NCAP crash test. The model here on test was left hand drive, top spec Compass that was not actually made in India but carries the same frame and components as the Indian spec car. Additions on that tested model were eight airbags instead of six […]

The post Jeep Compass Scores 5-Star Safety Rating in Euro NCAP Crash Test appeared first on Maxabout News.

]]>
Jeep Compass recently scored five star safety rating in Euro NCAP crash test. The model here on test was left hand drive, top spec Compass that was not actually made in India but carries the same frame and components as the Indian spec car. Additions on that tested model were eight airbags instead of six (Indian Model) and autonomous braking for added protection at moderate speeds.

Watch Directly on YouTube

Jeep Compass scored 90 percent for adult safety and 83 percent score for child safety. However, pedestrian safety rating was 64 percent. Jeep claims that Compass comes with the same sort of rigidity for all markets. The report generated after this test confirmed that passenger compartment remained intact and helped the dummies escape any serious harm. Minimum amount of impact was seen on places like chest and knees of rear passengers.

However, a full blown side impact from side hit can cause damage to ribs of passengers in exceptional cases. Jeep India has received more than 10,00 bookings for the popular premium SUV, further expecting a boost in sales in first week of September. However, the problem with rise in cess of 10 percent on SUVs and luxury cars can cause long term effects on Jeep brand. Compass is powered by two exceptionally well performing engines in India. Fiat sourced 2.0L diesel motor is good for 173PS at 3750 rpm and 350Nm at 1750-2500 rpm.

The engine is presently on offer with just a 6-speed manual gearbox. Jeep’s powerful 1.4L petrol motor is turbocharged, making it good for 162 PS and 250 Nm of power and torque respectively. It can be bought with one manual and one automatic gearbox option. The range presently starts from INR 14.95 lakh while goes up to INR 20.65 lakh for 4×4 diesel variant. Prices may go up next week with higher cess on cars of this segment.

The post Jeep Compass Scores 5-Star Safety Rating in Euro NCAP Crash Test appeared first on Maxabout News.

]]>
Skoda Kodiaq Scores 5-star Rating in Euro NCAP Crash Test https://news.maxabout.com/cars/skoda/skoda-kodiaq-scores-5-star-rating-in-euro-ncap-crash-test/ https://news.maxabout.com/cars/skoda/skoda-kodiaq-scores-5-star-rating-in-euro-ncap-crash-test/#comments Thu, 01 Jun 2017 11:24:57 +0000 http://news.maxabout.com/?p=14557 Skoda Kodiaq scored 5 star rating in the recently conducted crash test by Euro NCAP. The seven seat SUV is huge and came with 2.0 TDI engine on test. The car weighs 1635 kg and comes equipped with seven airbags. The same car came with technology loaded appeal, bringing autonomous braking, speed assistance and lane […]

The post Skoda Kodiaq Scores 5-star Rating in Euro NCAP Crash Test appeared first on Maxabout News.

]]>
Skoda Kodiaq scored 5 star rating in the recently conducted crash test by Euro NCAP. The seven seat SUV is huge and came with 2.0 TDI engine on test. The car weighs 1635 kg and comes equipped with seven airbags.

The same car came with technology loaded appeal, bringing autonomous braking, speed assistance and lane assist system on the car. Kodiaq got 92 percent score for adult occupants, 77 percent for child occupants and 71 percent for pedestrians. Not just that, it brought 54 percent score for the safety assistance.

Skoda-Kodiaq-Euro-NCAP-Crash-Test

Skoda may launch the Kodiaq around the festive season of 2017 in India. Prices can be expected to fall between INR 26-28 lakh while the placement will be done right above the Superb. It will be known for the large number of features and would be a good option for those who need extra legroom and comfort in all seats.

It will rival Hyundai Santa Fe and Volkswagen Tiguan while indirect rivals include Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour. It actually carries the same fascia as most other Skoda models sold internationally.

Skoda-Kodiaq-Euro-NCAP-Crash-Test-5-Stars

Skoda Kodiaq Scores 5-star Rating in Euro NCAP Crash Test

The current price of Kodiaq internationally converts to around INR 20 lakh of India. This could clearly undercut the rivals by a huge margin but brands have lot other taxes to pay when they are bringing some international product to India. Skoda Kodiaq measures 4697mm in length, 1882 mm in width and 1676 mm in height.

It offers the most technologically rich cabin in its class and a 720 mm boot space in the 5-seat variant (2065 litres boot space with rear seat folded). The wheel size will vary with variants, ranging from 17 to 19 inch. Heavily resembling the Vision S Concept, the car even carries 8 inch infotainment system with 64 GB flash drive.

The post Skoda Kodiaq Scores 5-star Rating in Euro NCAP Crash Test appeared first on Maxabout News.

]]>
https://news.maxabout.com/cars/skoda/skoda-kodiaq-scores-5-star-rating-in-euro-ncap-crash-test/feed/ 2