These two cars of Hyundai got 3 star rating in Global NCAP crash test, know how safe these cars are
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The Creta was given three stars in the Adult Occupant Protection test. Like the Creta, the Hyundai i20 has also scored three stars in the GNCAP crash test.
In the latest round of the Global NCAP crash test, Hyundai Creta (Hyundai Creta) The mid-size SUV was tested and after a massive program, it was rated with three stars. The prototype used was of the entry-level E variant, which lacks safety features like side and curtain airbags. Adult Occupant Protection for Creta (Child Protection) Three stars were given in the test as the body shell of the car was found to be unstable. Along with this, it was also evaluated that it is not capable of withstanding any kind of damage. Of the 17, the five-seater SUV (Mid Size SUV) Currently, the mid-size SUV is scoring only 8 points in the set chart. Chest protection for the driver was said to be better and better with minor protection as well.
Apart from this, neck security was also found good for the driver and co-passenger. The knee protection was given marginal status as they could hit the dangerous structure behind the dashboard panel. Similar to AdultOccupantProtection, the Child Occupancy Protection test gave three stars for the highly popular SUV.
Know how safe the Hyundai Creta is
Creta scored 28.29 out of 49. The seatbelt did not properly prevent the forward movement of the head of the three-year-old dummy, while the chest protection was also found to be weak. Since the base E trim does not offer ISOFIX child seat anchorage, the seats had to be secured with seatbelts. At the rear, the 1.5 year old dummy gets better protection.
The GNCAP test results of the Hyundai Creta are similar to those of the Kia Seltos with which it shares the platform. The Creta comes with dual front airbags, ABS with EBD as standard while the top-spec trims are available with ESC, VSM, rear disc brake etc. The independent organization noted that the 3-point seat belt and standard ISOFIX child seat mounts are not given in the Creta.
Like the Creta, the Hyundai i20 has also scored three stars in the GNCAP crash test. Significantly, the central government recently issued a draft notification to make six airbags mandatory for all new vehicles from October this year as safety standards and priorities continue to improve in India.