Posts Tagged ‘ Euroncap ’

Alfa Romeo Stelvio Earns 5-Star Safety Rating

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Euro NCAP, an establishment that crashes new cars into concrete blocks to measure how safe they are, has awarded the new 2017 Alfa Romeo Stelvio with its maximum score of 5 safety stars. That was expected to be honest, because massive SUVs usually perform well in crash tests. 


Published on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 4:57 by
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MINI Countryman Earns Euro NCAP 5-Star Safety Rating

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The new version of the MINI Countryman has been through the rigorous crash tests and evaluations of the Euro NCAP organization and, with a degree of inevitability, it has passed the tests without breaking a sweat. What we mean by that is the trendy SUV got a 5-star rating.


Published on Friday, June 2, 2017 at 16:39 by
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Skoda Kodiaq Earns EuroNCAP 5 Star Safety Rating

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The new Skoda Karoq SUV is without a doubt one of the most highly anticipated new (affordable) cars to be launched this year and so it matters what sort of safety ratings it gets. The Karoq is, after all, a family utility vehicles designed to also work off road. 


Published on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 15:02 by
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Five-Star Safety Rating for 2014 Nissan Qashqai

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Nissan has made a lot of noise about the new Qashqai’s virtues as a hot, trendy crossover with the latest gadgets and options. Now we get a chance to evaluate the new model as a car, studying its values in terms of performance, economy, and of course, safety.


Published on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 11:17 by
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Infiniti Q50 Gets EuroNCAP 5-Star Safety Rating

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Unsurprisingly, the all-new Infiniti Q50 sports luxury sedan managed to pass the latest series of EuroNCAP crash tests with flying colors, snatching all five available stars in the process. This achievement is perfectly timely, as the car is getting ready for its pan-European launch. The NCAP rating will be huge feather in its cap.


Published on Friday, November 29, 2013 at 8:41 by
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Ford Tourneo Connect Gets 5-Star NCAP Rating

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Nicking all of the five available stars in EuroNCAP crash tests, the all-new Ford Tourneo Connect becomes the first compact people mover to be awarded with maximum score by the European institute. What really sets this car apart though is the score it achieved in child protection.


Published on Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 7:37 by
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Question Mark Above BMW i3’s Safety as It Gets 4-Star Rating

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Turns out the new BMW i3 electric car is not only ugly and weird, it is unsafe as well. The car managed to get only four stars in the official EuroNCAP crash tests, meaning its safety features are flawed, especially in side impacts. Almost all new cars sail through NCAP tests achieving maximum score. So it is […]


Published on Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 7:31 by
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Suzuki SX4 S-Cross Gets 5-Star EuroNCAP Safety Rating

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In their latest series of tests, EuroNCAP recently crashed a number of brand-new cars in order to determine how safe, or not, they are in real-life accidents. These tests still matter, because contrary to public’s belief, not all new cars are as safe as they should be.


Published on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 8:50 by
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Qoros 3 Sedan Gets Five-Star Safety Rating

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The Israeli-Chinese car maker Qoros always maintains that their cars are designed and built with European Standards in mind. Now they have something to prove their claim, a five-star safety rating from EuroNCAP, and scores that are among the best ever recorded by the institute.


Published on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 12:48 by
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Five-Star EuroNCAP Rating for 2014 Kia Carens

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After a very poor performance by the new generation Kia Cerato/Forte in official crash tests, the Korean car maker is under the spotlight for the safety of their vehicles. Now they get a little breather, as the new Carens compact MPV passes the EuroNCAP tests with flying colors.


Published on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 12:44 by
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Mitsubishi Mirage Gets 4-Star Safety Rating From Euro NCAP

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We didn’t know it is still possible to make cars that are not five-star safe, but the Mitsubishi Mirage has managed it. The car scored four stars in Euro NCAP’s latest crash test campaign, which is not that bad, considering the Mirage is a cheap, global product.


Published on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 11:42 by
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Five-Star Euro NCAP Safety Rating For 2013 Mazda6

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The SKYACTIV-equipped 2013 Mazda6 gets its certificate of safety from the Euro NCAP in form of five golden stars. Both Mazda6 saloon and tourer passed the NCAP test with flying colors,  achieving top scores in most categories.


Published on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 14:10 by
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Hyundai Santa Fe Named Safest 4×4 in 2012

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Large 4×4 cars are naturally safer than sedans and hatchbacks due to their sheer size. But the safest among them turned out to be the latest iteration of Hyundai Santa Fe, according to Euro NCAP, and these guys know what they’re talking about. They rated the Santa Fe as the safest ‘Large Off-Road 4×4’ in […]


Published on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 8:37 by
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2013 Subaru Forester Awarded Five-Star Safety Rating

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Subaru Forester has always been a humble car. It is capable of achieving amazing feats, and yet it never shouts about it. A few days ago the 2013 version of the car made its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show rather quietly, and then quickly went about its business. It’s been to the NCAP […]


Published on Monday, December 3, 2012 at 16:15 by
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2013 Range Rover Earns 5-Star Safety Rating

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EuroNCAP has confirmed the 2013 Range Rover as a five-star car in its latest series of crash tests. Hardly surprising for a big, luxury car with a base price of around $80,000. It is  one of the most prestigious and expensive vehicles ever tested by the institute.


Published on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 13:47 by
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