/ Mercedes-Benz, News, Safety, Videos / Euro NCAP: Mercedes-Benz C-Class gets 5-star safety rating

Euro NCAP: Mercedes-Benz C-Class gets 5-star safety rating

Linked In Share
Euro NCAP: Mercedes-Benz C-Class gets 5-star safety rating

The new generation of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been recently tested out by Euro NCAP and the popular sedan has achieved a total of 5 stars.

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is one safe ride after it managed to obtain a total of 5 stars after being crash tested by Euro NCAP. The model in question obtained a total of 92 percent in Adult Occupant protection, 84 percent in Child Occupant protection, 77 percent in Pedestrian safety and 70 percent in the Safety Assist category. The side pole impact test, along with the rear whiplash protection, were the weakest points of the car, as injuries to the torso and the neck were rated as “marginal”.

In the Child Occupant protection, the C-Class obtained a total of 20.6 points while the Child Safety features brought it another 9.0 points. In the Pedestrian safety category, the car scored 28 points. The Safety Assist category brought it 9 points thanks to the ESC, the seatbelt reminder, the lane support systems and some other safety features. The tested vehicle was a C-Class C220 Avantgarde four-door sedan, weighing in at 1,570 kg. You can see how it performed in the crash testes in the videos posted below.


by Cristian Gnaticov (my Google+) - Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 - filed under Mercedes-Benz, News, Safety, Videos. Image credit: .
Linked In Share
Related Articles
2014 2014 mercedes-benz c-class 2015 mercedes-benz c-class 5 stars crash test euro ncap mercedes benz c-class rating safety


Discuss: Euro NCAP: Mercedes-Benz C-Class gets 5-star safety rating

Leave a Reply















Inautonews Facebook PageInautonews RSS FeedInautonews TwitterInautonews Youtube Channel

Sign up to receive our email newsletter on your email. It's safe. No spam!

Agate Grey Cayman S revealed by Porsche Exclusive
Agate Grey Cayman S revealed by Porsche ExclusiveThe Porsche Exclusive division has officially unveiled a bespoke Agate Grey edition of the Cayman S sports coupe, with the model ...
Renault Samsung unveils new SM7 Nova
Renault Samsung unveils new SM7 NovaThe South Korean automaker Renault Samsung has officially unveiled a facelifted version of its flagship sedan, now renamed as the ...
Citroen officially unveils Divine DS concept
Citroen officially unveils Divine DS conceptThe DS upscale models are on their way to becoming a standalone brand, but before all that is achieved, the French automaker PSA ...
[Video] See the BMW 30 Jahre M5 special edition drifting its brains out
[Video] See the BMW 30 Jahre M5 special edition drifting its brains outThe German automaker has released a new promotional video with its most powerful production model ever, the spectacular "30 Jahre ...
New rumours say Montezemolo stepping down
New rumours say Montezemolo stepping downSep.5 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Speculation is rife that Luca di Montezemolo is on the verge of announcing his departure as Ferrari ...
Kobayashi ‘not happy’ with Caterham situation
Kobayashi ‘not happy’ with Caterham situationSep.5 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Kamui Kobayashi may be back on the grid, but that doesn't mean he is "happy". As Caterham's new ...
Bottas hints contract news coming ‘soon’
Bottas hints contract news coming ‘soon’Sep.5 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Recently linked with McLaren's quest for a top driver lineup for the Honda era, Valtteri Bottas' ...
Struggling Vettel not racing Ricciardo’s chassis
Struggling Vettel not racing Ricciardo’s chassisSep.5 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Sebastian Vettel's 'new' Red Bull chassis for Monza and beyond is not the one used to such good ...
Sorry Lauda keeps opinion about Rosberg crash
Sorry Lauda keeps opinion about Rosberg crashSep.5 (GMM/Inautonews.com) At Mercedes, the apologies are flying around like so much shattered carbon fibre. Contrite after his ...
Mercedes not ruling out driver lineup change
Mercedes not ruling out driver lineup changeSep.5 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Right at the front of the grid, the 2015 'silly season' is threatening to burst into life. On paper, ...
Busy Monza weekend kicks off on Thursday
Busy Monza weekend kicks off on ThursdaySep.4 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Not surprisingly, a big crowd gathered in the press conference room at Monza as hostilities resumed ...
Daimler buys Uber-rival, mytaxi app
Daimler buys Uber-rival, mytaxi appDaimler AG has decided to acquire the mytaxi and RideScout apps as a part of its expansion plan into transport services. The ...
Polish new car sales rise in August
Polish new car sales rise in AugustNew car registrations in Poland rose for the second month straight this August with an increased demand for vehicles despite a ...
Report – Volkswagen cancels night shifts at Wolfsburg plant
Report – Volkswagen cancels night shifts at Wolfsburg plantVolkswagen decided to cut back on the night shifts at Wolfsburg, its largest plant, as to remove the malfunctions that are ...
All-time record for Canadian auto sales in August
All-time record for Canadian auto sales in AugustCanadian auto sales registered an all-time record in August as the new vehicle sales grew 7.9% in Ontario, the country’s most ...
Read more automotive news


2013 Frankfurt Motor Show Live Images

cayman_S
Samsung_SM7_nova
Audi A6
nissan_deadmau5a
Renault_Megane_ultimate0
Spy-Shots of Cars
Hyundai_i20_1
H350-interior
002-2016-mazda-mx5-miata-1
grand_cherokee_srt
0-2015-toyota-camry-xse-front-view-studio
2015_viper

More automotive from inautonews
The Porsche Exclusive division has officially unveiled a bespoke Agate Grey edition of the Cayman S sports coupe, with the model featuring no major technical upgrades. The experts at Porsche Exclusive have presented their take on how a sports car like the Cayman S should look and “behave”: the ...
read more
Inautonews Editors Section
Can Ricciardo do a Prost ’86?
Can Ricciardo do a Prost ’86?For the third time this season, Mercedes faltered in their 1988-esque campaign and there’s only one man ready to pounce whenever opportunities ...
Test Drive – Mercedes-Benz E250 CDI 4Matic
Test Drive – Mercedes-Benz E250 CDI 4MaticDaimler’s passenger cars division – which consists of the Mercedes-Benz and Smart brands – has vowed to recover the distance from its German ...
Top 10 Ferrari F1 drivers No.2 Alberto Ascari
Top 10 Ferrari F1 drivers No.2 Alberto AscariLike his father he was so fast, sometimes perhaps too fast. In pure natural speed and car control no driver could hold a candle to Alberto Ascari in ...

Editors Section
Inautonews Editors Section
2012 Safest Cars list 2011 Safest Cars [Video] 2011 IIHS Safest Cars [Video] 2011 EuroNCAP Safest Cars 2010 Safest Cars [Video]

Latest in Safety Recall roundup: Suzuki Kizashi for spider problemsSuzuki has announced a recall for the Kizashi models because of spider problems which seem to love ... Australian recall roundup: Jeep Grand Cherokee for rear blinkers issueThe North American based automaker Jeep has recently announced a recall for several Grand Cherokee ...
Safety Section