You’ll feel more confident while driving a car with superior safety features.
In addition to appearance and style, the buyer prioritises safety factors while purchasing a car. You’ll feel safer behind the wheel of a car with greater safety features. Additionally, driving will be more enjoyable than before. Vehicles now frequently include numerous cutting-edge features. Many automobiles have technologies that, in an emergency, will send you a warning message. They support you in such circumstances. Here, we’re going to tell you about the vehicles that Global NCAP has selected as being the safest in India and have received a 5-star rating.
WHAT IS GLOBAL NCAP?
Project of the Towards Zero Foundation, a charity with UK registration, is the Global New Car Assessment Programme (Global NCAP). By conducting crash tests, it rates the safety of automobiles. At a speed of 64 kilometres per hour, Indian cars’ safety ratings are evaluated. AOP (Adult Occupant Protection) and COP (Child Occupant Protection) are its two subcategories (COP). Based on the car’s safety performance, each category is given a rating.
A 5-star safety rating is also given to Tata Nexon. The car crash test conducted by Global NCAP gave it a 16.6 out of 17 rating. The beginning cost is Rs 7.54 lakh. It gets 21.5 kilometres per litre of fuel. This vehicle has a 3-star rating for kid safety and a 5-star rating for protecting adults. In this SUV, a 1499cc engine has been provided. It has features including electric traction control, dual front airbags, brake disc wiping, an emergency brake, ABS, and a reverse parking assist camera.
The Mahindra XUV700 is the group’s second vehicle to receive a 5-star safety rating. Additionally, this vehicle has received the “Safer Choice Award.” In addition, this car has a 4-star rating for child safety. Seven airbags, ABS, ESP, ADAS, forward collision warning, emergency braking, cruise control, lane keep assist, smart pilot assist, auto high-beam assist, and booster headlights are all standard features on this car. It costs Rs 13.18 lakhs as a starting point.
The cheapest vehicle with a 5-star rating is the Tata Punch. Its starting price is Rs 5.82 lakhs. Global NCAP has granted it a 5-star rating. This vehicle has a 4-star rating for kid safety and a 5-star rating for protecting adults. Front seatbelt pretensioners, dual front airbags, seat belt reminders, ISOFIX anchorages, front fog lights, automatic headlamps, rain-sensing wipers in top trims, and ABS are included in the list of safety equipment. On the safety crash test, it received 16.45 points out of a possible 17.
The starting price of the Tata Altroz is Rs 6.20 Lakh. The starting price for this car with a 1399 cc engine is Rs 5.69 lakhs. Additionally, it gets 25.11 km per litre of fuel. This vehicle has a 3-star rating for kid safety and a 5-star rating for protecting adults. It has a reverse parking camera, voice alert, voice-activated ABS with EBD, dual front airbags, and corner stability control.
The first vehicle from the Mahindra Group to obtain a 5-star rating was the Mahindra XUV300. Global NCAP gave it the Alle Safer Choice Award. This vehicle has a 4-star rating for kid safety and a 5-star rating for protecting adults. All four power windows, disc brakes on all four wheels, a 6-speed transmission, ABS with EBD, and LED taillamps are among the features it comes with. Its starting price is Rs. 8.42 lakhs, and its liter-for-liter mileage is 20 kilometres.