The tested model was equipped with the standard dual airbags, ISOFIX anchorages and Anti-lock Braking System (ABS).
The ‘Made-in-India’ Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza has scored a commendable four stars safety rating in the latest Global NCAP (New Car Assessment Programme) crash test. The test result was announced during the first ‘Global NCAP World Congress’ in Delhi. The compact SUV was subjected to the front offset test at a speed of 64kmph in an ADAC crash facility in Germany. Pictures – Modified Maruti Vitara Brezza Turns Into Range Rover Evoque
The SUV achieved two stars in child occupant protection when a forward facing 18-month old dummy placed in the test. Though, it provided good protection for the three year old child dummy. The sub-4 meter SUV secured four stars for adult occupant protection.
Maruti Vitara Brezza Global NCAP Crash Test
The body structure of the Vitara Brezza rated as stable as it absorbed most of the damage at the front end and the A-pillar remained unaffected. The tested Maruti Vitara Brezza was equipped with the standard dual airbags, ISOFIX anchorages and Antilock Braking System (ABS). Read – A Sportier Maruti Suzuki Swift RS – A Possibility?
Commenting on the Maruti Vitara Brezza’s crash test results, David Ward, secretary general of Global NCAP, said, “The four-star result for Maruti Suzuki’s Vitara Brezza is really impressive. It demonstrates clearly the safety engineering capabilities of India’s leading vehicle manufacturer. It also shows the beneficial effects of the Indian Government’s new crash test standards helping to raise levels of vehicle safety. We are getting very close now to seeing India’s first five star car.” Read – Maruti WagonR 7-Seater MPV India Plan Dropped?
The Maruti Vitara Brezza meets the advanced safety norms including pedestrian safety. Safety features such as high speed warning alert, reverse parking sensors, electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD) and front seat belt pre-tensioners and force limiters also come as standard on the carline. Recently, the compact SUV crossed 3 lakh sales milestone in the domestic market.
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