CLOSE

Top marks for the new Volkswagen Golf - five stars in the Euro NCAP test

Source: AutoMotoTV (Glomex)

"A small Golf test fleet took part in the Euro NCAP. In the" Protection of adult occupants "category, the cars had to complete various crashes: frontal at 40 - Percent overlap against a deformable barrier, frontal with full overlap against a rigid wall, side impact and pole impact. The collision speeds were between 32 and 64 km / h The effectiveness of the “Front Assist” emergency braking system to avoid impending rear-end collisions at normal city speeds was also tested. The bottom line was that the new Golf scored 95 percent of the possible rating points for protecting adult occupants the results of the front and side impacts were included in the evaluation supplemented by an installation test of common child seats and a check of the mounting devices such as ISOFIX. The new Golf got 89 percent of the points in this category. He scored 76 percent for the protection of pedestrians and cyclists. Here the impact on the car with the head, thighs and lower legs as well as the effectiveness of the emergency braking system were in the foreground. "

Leave a Reply