The Tata Nexon (Made-in-India) has been subjected to the Global NCAP (New Car Assessment Programme) and managed to achieve 4 star safety rating. The subcompact SUV scored 4 stars for adult occupant protection and 3 stars for child occupant protection. The bodyshell has been rated as ‘Stable’. The model frontal offset test was performed at speed of 64kmph at the ADAC test lab in Munich, Germany.
The tested model was equipped with the standard dual airbags, ABS (antilock braking system), ISOFIX anchorages with ISOFIX child restraint systems (CSR) and seatbelt with pretensioners. With robust body built, the Tata Nexon managed to sustain maximum damage to its front end and engine compartment. In fact, the A-pillar sees no major loss, remains almost intact. There was no lethal intrusion into the cabin as well. Read: 5 Reasons To Buy Tata Nexon
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Dummy readings indicated good protection for the head and neck of both driver and passenger. The Nexon also offers adequate chest protection. What’s really commendable is the car’s stable structure that was stable in the offset deformable barrier crash test. The rearward facing CRS installed with ISOFIX showed good protection to the 18 months old child and the ISOFIX forwards facing installed CRS provided good protection for head and limited protection to the chest. Read – Tata Nexon AMT Price & Details
Commenting on the Tata Nexon’s Global NCAP results, Mayank Pareek, President of Tata Motors’ Passenger Vehicles Business Unit said, “With these test results, the Nexon is India’s safest compact SUV, after being one of the most awarded models from the Tata Motors’ PV stable. It is a proud moment for all our Nexon customers today. Our journey to offer best quality products continues.” Read – Upcoming Tata Cars In India
David Ward, Secretary General of Global NCAP said, “The 4 stars awarded to the Tata Nexon is comfortably above the new crash test standards applied in India to new models since October 2017. It is very encouraging to see Tata aiming high for safety and a great example for others to follow. The race is clearly on for India’s first 5 star car!”
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