Global NCAP crash test: The Renault Triber has enjoyed great popularity since its launch in the Indian market. The car’s available space, functionality and SUV-inspired design, are some of the reasons why many customers prefer to buy it.
Wondering how safe the Triber would be during a collision? Well, the Global NCAP has given a 4-star rating for adult occupant safety in the Triber. However, the car has secured 3-star rating for child occupant safety.
Global NCAP crash test
The Global NCAP tested the new compact crossover with two airbags, in its most basic safety specification. According to a Global NCAP press release, the Triber showed significant improvements over previous Renault models tested. Renault had launched the Triber in August 2019. It turned out to be a revolutionary product for French automaker in India with more than 75,000 customers.
Venkatram Mamillapalle, country CEO & MD, Renault India Operations said, “Safety is of paramount importance for Renault and our products meet and exceed the requisite safety standards set by Indian regulatory authorities. An outcome of a joint project between Renault teams in India and France, Renault Triber has already established itself as a successful product and has seen tremendous acceptance amongst a wide set of car buyers.”
The Global NCAP crash tests evaluated the body structure and overall safety of the Triber. It tested the car for a frontal impact. Global NCAP’s test evaluation resulted in a 4-star rating for adult safety and 3-star rating for child safety. Thus, Renault Triber is currently the safest 7-seater tested till date in the mass segment in the country, Renault India said in a statement.
More than 7 safety features
The Triber comes with more than 7 safety features as standard. Its top variant comes with four airbags, it added.
Alejandro Furas, secretary-general of Global NCAP said, “Renault has significantly improved adult occupant protection performance in frontal crashes compared with our 2016 tests on the Kwid. The Triber sets a strong baseline for the manufacturer, and we encourage Renault to maintain this important progress as a minimum to achieve 5-star levels of safety.”
Global NCAP has stated that head and neck protection for the adult occupant driver and passenger was good. However, the driver’s chest showed marginal protection and the passenger’s chest showed adequate protection.