Euro NCAP has recently crash tested the new Skoda Fabia and the Nissan Pulsar and both vehicles have been awarded with a 5-star safety rating.
The new generation of the Skoda Fabia has managed to obtain a maximum of 5 stars in the crash tests performed by Euro NCAP. The model in question has received 81 percent in the Adult Occupant protection, 81 percent in the Child Occupant protection, 69 percent in the Pedestrian safety and 69 percent in the Safety Assist Category. The tested vehicle was a Skoda Fabia 1.2 TSI Ambition, weighing 1,083 kg.
Besides the new Skoda Fabia, Euro NCAP has also awarded with a 5-star safety rating Nissan’s larger hatchback, the Pulsar. This has received 84 percent in the Adult Occupant protection, 81 percent in the Child Occupant protection, 75 percent in the Pedestrian Safety and 68 percent in the Safety Assist category. In the first one, 32 points were given to the model, while in the second one, 40 points have been awarded. The 18 month old child has received 12 points and the 3 year old child, 11.9 points. The child safety features were marked with another 4 points. In the Pedestrian safety, 27 points were awarded, along with 9 points in the Safety Assist. The tested car was a 1,262 kg weighing 1.2 Acenta.