Safety

Kia Seltos scores 5-star ANCAP safety rating

Dec 30, 2019

The Kia Seltos has been awarded the full five-star ANCAP safety rating, following recent crash tests conducted locally. All variants receive the top score. Kia Australia launched the beaut new Seltos in October. But up...

2020 Jeep Wrangler update adds AEB, ANCAP rating now 3 stars

Dec 19, 2019

Jeep has applied some updates to its Wrangler range to help improve safety. The changes see an increase in its ANCAP rating, jumping from just 1 star to a more reasonable 3-star safety rating. Coinciding...

Tesla Model X, Audi A7, Q8, MG HS get 5-star ANCAP rating

Dec 18, 2019

ANCAP has handed out its last safety assessment results for the year, with the Tesla Model X, Audi A7 and Q8, and MG HS all given the full five-star rating. Meanwhile, unfortunately, the Hyundai Venue...

2020 BMW 1 Series scores 5-star ANCAP safety rating (video)

Dec 04, 2019

The all-new 2020 BMW 1 Series has passed through the scrutiny of ANCAP’s stringent crash test assessment regime, coming out the other side with the full five-star safety rating. ANCAP has taken crash test data...

2020 Audi A1 scores 5-star ANCAP safety rating

Nov 05, 2019

The all-new 2020 Audi A1 has just been awarded the full five-star ANCAP safety rating, following local crash test analysts from data compiled by the NCAP Euro department. Although the five-star rating is excellent and...

Hyundai Kona Electric earns 5-star ANCAP safety, first EV crash tested

Oct 29, 2019

The Hyundai Kona Electric has just been awarded the full five-star safety rating after ANCAP performed its first-ever local crash tests on an electric vehicle. This follows recent crash testing of the NEXO by the...

Toyota Granvia, Audi Q3, SsangYong Korando score 5-star ANCAP rating

Oct 15, 2019

In the latest round of ANCAP crash testing and data analysis, a bunch of new vehicles that recently hit the market in Australia have received the full five-star rating. These include the new Toyota Granvia...

Hyundai NEXO rated highly in first crash test for hydrogen vehicle

Oct 10, 2019

Hyundai’s new NEXO electric SUV has been crash tested in the US by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and it has passed with flying colours. In fact, it was given a Top Safety...

Tesla Model 3, Audi A6 earn 5-star ANCAP safety rating

Jul 30, 2019

ANCAP has completed its latest round of testing, with both the Tesla Model 3 and new Audi A6 receiving the full five-star safety rating. Starting with the Tesla. The score was compiled after analysing crash...

Updated Toyota HiLux passes tougher 5-star ANCAP safety

Jul 25, 2019

Toyota made some updates for the 2019 HiLux range which included the introduction of a string of safety technologies. As such, Toyota Australia was eager to find out how the update shaped up in ANCAP...

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE, G-Class awarded 5-star ANCAP, Tesla Model 3 under assessment

Jul 04, 2019

In ANCAP’s latest round of crash test data analysis, the new Mercedes-Benz GLE and G-Class SUVs have been awarded the full five-star rating. Both models impressed with good occupant protection. Using Euro NCAP’s crash test...

2020 Toyota HiAce scores 5-star ANCAP, Jeep Wrangler gets 1 star

May 28, 2019

Some interesting scores have come out of ANCAP’s latest round of testing and crash test analysis, with the 2020 Toyota HiAce impressing with five stars, while the new Jeep Wrangler receives a dismal one-star score....