Delight at the leading security scores granted to 7 cars in Euro NCAP’s last 2021 series of crash tests hasactually been tempered by the absolutelyno stars acquired by the Renault Zoe.
Following the shocking results of the electrical Renault supermini, together with the one-star score granted to the brand-new Dacia Spring electrical SUV from Renault’s budgetplan brandname, the security body explained its 2021 program as “ending on a downer” regardlessof the outstanding efficiencies of other designs throughout the tests.
The 7 cars granted first-class scores consistedof 2 electrical cars, the BMW iX SUV and Mercedes-Benz EQS. The G70 saloon and its sibling GV70 SUV from brand-new Korean upmarket brandname Genesis likewise acquired the leading honor, as did the mostcurrent variations of the Nissan Qashqai SUV, the Skoda Fabia little carsandtruck and the van-based Volkswagen Caddy MPV.
Euro NCAP highlighted the reality that top awards were made by cars right throughout the market, “from costeffective supermini and little MPV to high-end executive electrical cars.
“Despite having various powertrains and rate tickets, all luxury cars carriedout really well ingeneral in terms of crash security and crash avoidance,” the report from the security body included, likewise highlighting 2 ‘standout’ results from the security help innovation fitted to the brand-new Nissan Qashqai and the adult and kid resident defense supplied by the Mercedes-EQS.
Two cars checked attained four-star scores – the results from Fiat’s brand-new 500e electrical supermini and the MG Marvel R, an electrical SUV still to be verified for UK sale, were explained as ‘commendable’ by Euro NCAP.
Welcoming the total results, Euro NCAP secretary general Michiel van Ratingen commented; “Bravo to these producers for providing customers the levels of security they have come to anticipate – these results when more make clear that security is all about great engineering and less about the type of powertrain or cost per se.”
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