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Take A Look At These XCeedingly Good Safety Vehicles

Written by: Neil

Euro NCAP testing on a Skoda

Euro NCAP recently gave its safety ratings of eight new vehicles: the Volvo XC60 in the large off-road category; the VW T-Roc, Škoda Karoq and Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross in the small off-road category; the Citroën C3 Aircross and (Opel) Vauxhall Crossland X small MPV category; and two superminis – the new VW Polo and the SEAT Ibiza’s partner, the Arona.  All cars achieve a maximum five-star rating.

Expectations of safety

The new Volvo XC60 becomes the best all-round performer of 2017 so far and matches the performance of the XC90, tested in 2015.  With an almost-perfect 98 percent in adult occupant protection and with an array of driver assistance features, the XC60 demonstrates the levels of safety available on top-end models.

Exceedingly good safety

But safety is not confined to the higher end of the market.  The subcompact hatchback is Europe’s highest-selling segment and manufacturers have been keen to add high-tech to their latest offerings.  The new VW Polo joins the Nissan Micra, Ford Fiesta and SEAT Ibiza amongst the ranks of recently-tested superminis to feature a whole host of driver assistance features, including standard-fit autonomous emergency braking.  The SEAT Arona, a partner of the Ibiza, shares that car’s impressive safety specification and is also rewarded with a five-star rating.

Find out more about the five-star ratings of these new vehicles at www.petrolnews.co.uk or to get behind the wheel and test drive www.fcsvehiclesolutions.co.uk or call 01235 773633.