The SUV scored 50% and 69% in adult and child occupant protection respectively.
In the latest round of Euro NCAP (New Car Assessment Program) crash tests, the new-generation Jeep Wrangler has performed terribly and scored a single star safety rating. The SUV scored 50 per cent in adult occupant protection and 69 per cent in child occupant protection.
The vulnerable road users and safety assist rating stood at 49 per cent and 32 per cent respectively. The model that was subjected to the crash tests is devoid of driver assistance system. In fact, the lane-keep assist and emergency braking are not standard on the Euro-spec new Jeep Wrangler. Read – New Jeep Sub-4 Meter SUV In The Works
New Jeep Wrangler Euro NCAP Crash Tests
The SUV comes equipped with dual airbags, side head and chest airbags for driver and passenger, belt pretensioner and loadlimiter, ISOFIX child mount, speed assistance system and seat belt reminder. The European safety watchdog also invited eight other cars including Jaguar I-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, Volvo S60, Volvo V60, Audi Q3, Peugeot 508 and BMW X5. Read: Jeep Compass Trailhawk – 5 Interesting Facts
The new-generation Jeep Wrangler will also make its way to India sometime next year. The SUV will receive significant changes inside and out. Some of its key updates will include Chrysler’s latest UConnect infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, dual-zone climate control, Alpine Premium Sound System and weather-resistant tweeters and subwoofer. Read – Upcoming Jeep SUVs In India
The India-spec model is likely to retain the existing engine setup – a 245bhp, 3.6L Pentastar V6 petrol and 197.2bhp, 2.8L CRD turbocharged diesel. Transmission choices will include the same 5-speed automatic gearbox.
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