What do you look for when buying a car? Often people in India pay more attention to the look, mileage and price of a new car. But how safe is the car? Let’s ignore this. Whereas the customer should first focus on safety. Do you know which cars are on the list of safest cars in India?
The Car Safety Program Global NCAP has released the list of the safest cars produced in India. In the Global NCAP list, 2 cars of Tata Motors and one car of Mahindra & Mahindra got a full rating. At the same time, many questions have been raised about the Made in India cars after the Global NCAP crash test. Many cars have performed poorly in this test.
Mahindra’s XUV300 has received a 5-star rating in the Global NCAP test. This compact SUV comes with a strong chassis and many safety features. This Mahindra car is available in both petrol and diesel engine options. Mahindra’s XUV300’s (ex-showroom) starting price is Rs 7.95 lakh.
Tata’s premium hatchback car has received a 5-star rating in the global NCAP crash test. This Tata car is available in both petrol and diesel engines. From the safety point of view, this car has features like dual airbags, cornering brake control, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, speed warning alert standard. Its starting price (ex-showroom) is Rs 5.44 lakh.
Another car from Tata has got a 5-star rating in a crash test. Tata’s compact SUV Nexon received a 5-star rating in the Global NCAP test. The car comes with 1.2-litre turbo petrol and 1.5-liter turbo diesel engine options. This car has features such as dual front airbags, ABS, EBD, ESP, traction control and hill-hold assist. The initial price of Tata Nexon is 6.99 lakhs.
Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza
One of the best selling cars of Maruti Suzuki is the Vitara Brezza. This car has got a 4-star rating in the Global NCAP test. Brezza has named four stars for adult safety facilities and two stars for child safety. The report said that the security given to the head and neck of the driver and passenger in Breja is good. The ex-showroom price of Brezza in Delhi is Rs 7.34 lakhs.
Mahindra Marazzo has got 4 stars in Adult Protection and Child Occupant Protection according to Global NCAP rating. From a safety perspective, the car has a driver seat belt pre-tensioner, driver and passenger frontal airbags, SBR, ISO fix anchorage and four-channel ABS. The ex-showroom price of this multipurpose vehicle from Mahindra is between Rs 9.99-14.68 lakhs
Volkswagen Polo Star has got a 4-star rating in Adult Protection and 3 Star rating in Child Occupant Protection according to Global NCAP rating. Talking about safety equipment in this car, you will get only the driver and passenger frontal airbags. The ex-showroom price of this car in Delhi is between Rs 5.83-9.60 lakhs.
Tata Tigor and Tiago
Tata Motors entry level car Tiago has got 4 star rating in the Global NCAP Crash Test. Apart from this, Tata Tigor has also received a 4 star rating in the crash test. Both these Tata cars have achieved four for adult safety features and three for child safety. The Tata Tiago starts at Rs. 4,60,000, while the Tigor starts at Rs. 575,000.
What is the NCAP test?
Global NCAP test is done to see how safe the car is and how it will affect the accident. In this, the car is hit by driving at a speed of 64 kilometres per hour, which shows which car is safe for most passengers. Apart from this, many more tests are done.