A couple of months new test shock EuroNCAP, having as protagonists the Toyota Prius and Suzuki Baleno. Will now play the turn three models that are giving much to talk about lately. Alfa Romeo Giulia, SEAT Ateca and Volkswagen Tiguan they have faced tough tests and all three have achieved excellent results. All are the highest score, the 5 star EuroNCAP.
We must remember that from this year 2016, EuroNCAP has begun to offer manufacturers a double score, called Dual Rating. In this way, it will take into account the safety equipment including series in the versions basic, but marks may request the second assessment which can be finished upper or optional security features.
Alfa Romeo Giulia
The Alfa Romeo Giulia is the new Italian sedan that we have likewise been tested recently. He has managed a rating of 98% for an occupying adult, 81% for child occupants, 69% in pedestrian protection and 60% for assistance in security. Notable for having a system of emergency braking that has worked properly in tests. It should be noted that 98% is obtained greater note in this category of EuroNCAP tests on occupants adult protective from the Volvo V40, which was awarded the same score in 2012.
The SEAT Ateca is the first SUV of the brand that is being a success in sales and has 700 reserved units. Also takes 5 stars thanks to a note from 93% in the protection of occupants of the front seats, 84% for children in the rear , and a 71% of protection for pedestrians. Their assistance in security systems is 60%, the same note than the Giulia. This model also account with automatic emergency braking. In the side impact test, curtain airbag not jumped as needed and for this reason it has dropped a few points.
The third model tested was the Volkswagen Tiguan, which is the second generation of the German SUV. Gets the 5 star EuroNCAP thanks to a score of 96% on security for the adult occupant, 84% for children occupants and a 72% protection the pedestrian. If any exceed note the previous security systems, since it reaches 68% in this section. It is thanks to the braking system of emergency, among other things. It got good results in side impact test and the pedestrians thanks to its ‘active’ hood.
Source – EuroNCAP