Australasia’s independent authority on vehicle safety, ANCAP, has awarded Australasia’s top-selling passenger car a 5 star ANCAP safety rating following testing against the most stringent criteria.
A number of car recalls have been announced in Australia due to faulty front passenger and driver airbags.
The latest independent safety assessments from vehicle safety authority, ANCAP, have demonstrated the ongoing commitment from vehicle brands to maintain 5 star standards against increasing criteria.
The Mazda CX-8 and Volvo XC40 have both achieved a 5 star ANCAP safety rating – the first models to be tested and rated by ANCAP to the latest, most stringent 2018 assessment protocols.
Independent safety ratings for two more models enter the ANCAP ledger this week, with a 5 star ANCAP safety rating issued to the Jaguar F-Pace and a split 3 and 5 star rating awarded to the Kia Stinger.
ANCAP safety ratings for three new market entrants highlight the important role of independent safety testing. The Hyundai Kona and Holden Equinox both achieved the maximum 5 star ANCAP safety rating. The MG ZS scored 4 stars.
The all new Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross arrives to the market with high safety scores, achieving the maximum 5 star ANCAP safety rating.
New mid-sized SUV, the BMW X3, enters the Australian and New Zealand markets with a 5 star ANCAP safety rating.
Independent vehicle safety advocate, ANCAP, today published a 5 star safety rating for the new Toyota Camry.
Volvo’s new XC60 mid-size SUV has been awarded the maximum 5 star ANCAP safety rating by independent vehicle safety authority, ANCAP, achieving class-leading scores in two key areas of assessment.
Two more Chinese brands have achieved the top rating from independent safety authority, ANCAP, with 5 stars awarded to the LDV T60 and Haval H2. The Honda CR-V also scores the top safety rating.