Safest cars of 2020: best crash-test results revealed
Car safety watchdog Euro NCAP has rounded up the best performing cars in recent crash tests. Of the 55 new cars tested, an impressive 41 scored five stars. The post Safest cars of 2020: best crash-test results revealed appeared first on Motoring Research.
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We know that the safety of your new car can be a priority to many people, so we’ve pulled together a list of the Top 10 safest cars that money can buy in
Safety researchers have named the 10 safest new cars of the year, declaring that drivers have “never been safer behind the wheel”.
The list of the 10 safest cars of the last 12 months has been compiled by a team of judges including Thatcham Research’s director of research, Matthew Avery, Euro NCAP’s secretary general Michiel van Ratingen and Claire Evans, consumer editor for What Car? Magazine.
The judges rate vehicles not only on their crash protection but on supplementary safety systems and their cost.
All the models - which make up the shortlist for What Car?’s Safety Award 2020 - have to earn a five-star Euro NCAP rating and high testing scores across all categories. They also need to feature standard-fit crash avoidance technology – from autonomous emergency braking that can detect pedestrians and cyclists, to lane keeping systems and adaptive cruise control that combine to reduce fatigue for motorway drivers. And the judges consider their affordability to promote cars bringing safety to the mainstream.
These are the safest new cars launched in 2019
Dozens of brand-new cars have been crash-tested in 2019. Here are the 10 very safest new cars launched in 2019 The post These are the safest new cars launched in 2019 appeared first on Motoring Research.
What will be named the safest new car of 2019 ? British safety organisation Thatcham Research has revealed the 10 cars in the running for the What “But we’re not resting on our laurels, and raised the bar in safety testing for 2018. “This means the 10 cars in this longlist are some of the safest ever
What's the safest car you can buy? Each of the passenger cars named here have earned both a five-star overall rating All 2019 Continental models now come standard with collision mitigation features such as Regardless of how you classify it, there’s no doubt the Outback is a safe new -vehicle choice.
Car makers raise their game
Matthew Avery commented: “Carmakers have really raised their game this year; drivers have never been safer behind the wheel. Should the worst happen, motorists are incredibly well protected. But crucially, these cars have an abundance of standard-fit safety systems designed to prevent crashes. These innovative technologies are watching the road when you aren’t and the continued progression in their performance is genuinely exciting for road safety.”
Below is the top 10 list, in alphabetical order, with insights from Matthew Avery.
Crash experts name the safest cars of the past year
Euro NCAP reveals its best of the best in 'one of the most impressive years ever'Car safety examiners from Euro NCAP have announced their “best of the best” from the last 12 months, with Tesla’s Model 3, the new Subaru Forester and Mercedes-Benz CLA among the category winners.
Thatcham Research has revealed the 10 cars in the running for safest new car of the year. Safety Award 2019 . Expert judges are now assessing the finalists and will announce the overall winner later this month. “It’s clear that occupants of the latest cars are at a lower risk than ever,” said Thatcham
The 10 Cheapest New Cars of 2019 . Don't think of this as a list of bad to worse, but one of low to lower cost. By Daniel Golson. Despite being the priciest car in our cheap- car roundup, it doesn't include much else. Sparsely equipped, not as fuel efficient as you might think, and not that great to drive, it's
Avery comments: “Its overall 97 per cent rating in the adult occupant protection category is one of the highest of the year. And it scored 100 per cent in both our side impact tests – including the pole crash which is the most invasive test we have. Strong sales, especially as a fashionable fleet choice mean this car, with its suite of standard-fit crash avoidance technologies, will be a common sight on UK roads.”
“A really good performer in so many areas. Class-leading safety protection in impacts and some great active safety features, including innovative driver monitoring technology which isn’t included in the current Euro NCAP rating, but will be in the future.”
“Its 99 per cent rating in the adult occupant protection category – maxing out in the full frontal, side impact and pole crash and AEB city tests – was the highest ever seen in Euro NCAP testing. Class leading active and passive safety, offered in a fashionable crossover package.”
Tesla Model X beats Porsche Taycan on safety
'Devil is in the detail' as EVs both attain full five-star ratingBoth high-tech EVs received a full five-star rating in the Euro NCAP testing but the Tesla SUV edged ahead of Porsche’s super-saloon with a stronger performance in key categories.
One of the most important factors leading car shoppers to SUVs and crossovers is safety. Consumers see SUVs as safer than cars due to their size
In this article, we will discuss top 10 safest cars you can purchase in 2017-2018. # 10 . Mecedes E-Class. This is one of the safest cars you can ever find on the market. It has effective safety features as well as stability. It is a brand of German automotive brands.
“The first of two Mercedes-Benz cars to feature in the top 10. Typical of the brand’s attention to safety detail, reinforcing its reputation of offering safety as standard across its model range. A great choice for small families.”
“Its 90 per cent average score across all Euro NCAP categories is the best of 2019. A close relative to last year’s What Car? Safety Award winner the, the CLA continues the family tradition of class-leading safety. From a pop-up bonnet to protect pedestrians and cyclists in the event of a collision, to one of the best intelligent speed assistance systems tested, this car is a very safe bet.”
Another Volkswagen group SUV, this time in the large segment. Offers safety at a reasonable price point. Good performance for its driver assistance technologies, with strong AEB and lane support system scores. If you’re in the market for a big SUV, this car is one of the safest you can buy.”
Young drivers are avoiding these things after passing their tests
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Here’s our top 10 safest cars for 2019 … Mercedes-Benz A-Class. The What Car ? winner with an overall NSCAP score of 90%, Mercedes has succeeded in creating one of the safest cars on UK roads. With standard safety equipment, including automatic emergency braking, lane-keep assist and a
You’ve probably seen videos of their crash tests at some point or other. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is the reference in the industry in the United States (and by extension in Canada) for testing the safety of vehicles currently on the market.
“Maximum safety, on a minimal budget. The Škoda Scala shows strong performance across the board – rating highly on passive and active safety protection. One of the safest small cars available in 2019.”
Tesla Model 3
“Achieved the highest overall score in Euro NCAP’s safety assist – and by some distance. It scored maximum points in our lane support system tests – showing that a well-designed system can protect motorists without hindering the driving experience.”
“The top-selling Volkswagen Golf comes with an admirable number of standard-fit safety technologies, including AEB and a lane support system and also some great driving assistant systems including electronic lane keeping.”
“The small crossover segment is one of the most popular and is growing fast. The usual high-performance expected of new Volkswagen cars in impact testing, but also great active safety technology fitted as standard, including a lane support system which helps to prevent drivers from inadvertently drifting out of lane, but will also intervene in more critical situations.”
Demand for automatic cars has DOUBLED .
Significantly more second-hand car buyers are looking for automatic cars, new figures reveal. The number of online searches has doubled since 2014. The post Demand for automatic cars has DOUBLED appeared first on Motoring Research.