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[VIDEO] Skoda Rapid gets 5-star safety rating from Euro NCAP

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[VIDEO] Skoda Rapid gets 5-star safety rating from Euro NCAP

The all-new Skoda Rapid has recently received an overall 5-star safety rating from Euro NCAP, during the latest crash tests.

After it was officially presented to the public in Europe earlier this year, and with the model already launched in several markets across the Old Continent, the all-new Skoda Rapid is ending up in our news once again, this time with an overall 5-star safety rating received during the latest Euro NCAP crash tests. According to Euro NCAP, in the adult occupant protection, the Skoda Rapid has scored 94 percent (34 points), with “Good” and “Adequate” protection to the head, legs and ankles, and “Marginal” protection in the rear impact test for the neck.

The Skoda Rapid is truly a family car, even if it’s smaller than the Octavia and quite cheap, because the overall protection provided to 18-month old and 3-year old children stands at 80 percent (39 points). Pedestrians are well protected by the Skoda Rapid too, which managed to achieve a 69 percent score (25 points) in this category, while in the Safety Assist, the model has received 71 percent (5 points). The vehicle tested was a 1.2 TSI Ambition LHD, which weighs 1,093 kg.

Source: Euro NCAP

by Cristian Gnaticov (my Google+) - Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 - filed under News, Safety, Skoda, Videos. Image credit: .
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