Euro NCAP has posted the latest results after crash testing the Fiat Panda Cross, the Hyundai i20 and the new Skoda Superb.
The Fiat Panda Cross has received only 3 stars from a possible five. In the Adult Occupant protection, the sub-compact vehicles scored 70 percent, 77 percent were added to the Child Occupant, 50 percent at the Pedestrian Safety and only 46 percent have been awarded in the Safety Assist. The most significant injuries noted on the dummy were on the passenger side, where the torso and the head have been marked “red”. The tested vehicle was a Fiat Panda Cross 1.3, weighing 1,150 kg.
Next one to be tested out by Euro NCAP was the new Hyundai i20. The supermini received a better score than the vehicle mentioned above, 4 stars out of a possible 5. The Adult Occupant protection has brought it 85 percent, The Child Occupant 73 percent, the Pedestrian Safety indicated 79 percent and valuable points have been lost in the Safety Assist, where only 64 percent have been noted. The tested car was a Hyundai i20 1.2 GLS 5-door hatchback, weighing 1,100 kg.
Last but not least, the new generation of the Skoda Superb has managed to achieve a maximum 5-star rating. This is no surprise considering the fact that it is closely related to the Volkswagen Passat. In the Adult Occupant, the vehicle scored 86 percent, the same number was “achieved” in the Child Occupant and in the Pedestrian Safety, the model scored 71 percent. The Safety Assist category has brought it extra points with 76 percent. The tested car was a Skoda Superb 2.0 TDI Ambition, weighing in at 1,472 kg.