Safety

2021 Kia Sorento scores 5-star ANCAP safety rating (video)

Dec 10, 2020

Kia’s new 2021 Sorento has passed ANCAP’s stringent five-star safety standards following the latest rounds of crash testing by the Euro NCAP division, with the popular SUV scoring impressive marks in most areas. It was...

2021 Land Rover Defender gets 5-start ANCAP safety rating (video)

Dec 09, 2020

The new Land Rover Defender has been awarded the full five-star ANCAP safety rating, following local assessment of NCAP crash test data from Europe. Land Rover already describes the new Defender as the most capable...

2021 Mazda BT-50 awarded 5-star ANCAP safety (videos)

Oct 22, 2020

The 2021 Mazda BT-50 has just been awarded the full five-star ANCAP safety rating, following recent crash tests of the Isuzu D-Max and assessment of the Mazda’s design and active assist features. ANCAP says the...

Jeep Gladiator gets 3-star ANCAP safety rating (video)

Oct 14, 2020

The new Jeep Gladiator has just been handed a three-star ANCAP safety rating, carrying through the sub-par score from its sister model, the Wrangler. ANCAP says the Gladiator shares the same structural underpinnings as the...

2020 Ford Puma scores 5-star ANCAP safety rating (video)

Sep 24, 2020

The incoming 2020 Ford Puma compact SUV has just been awarded the full five-star ANCAP safety rating just ahead of its local market arrival, scheduled for late September. Ford Australia says the new model is...

2021 Isuzu D-Max awarded 5-star ANCAP safety rating (video)

Sep 16, 2020

ANCAP has handed out a five-star safety rating for the just-launched 2021 Isuzu D-Max, making it the first locally-tested vehicle under the latest testing protocols. Isuzu only launched the new model earlier this month, but...

2021 Nissan Juke ANCAP crash test

2020 Nissan Juke scores 5-star ANCAP safety rating

May 08, 2020

The all-new 2021 Nissan Juke has received a five-star ANCAP safety rating ahead of its official local launch. The quirky small SUV was crash tested by the Euro NCAP division and the results have been...

Audi e-tron - 5 Star ANCAP Safety rating

Audi e-tron scores 5-star ANCAP safety rating

Apr 23, 2020

The new Audi e-tron, which has only just arrived in Australia, has been crash tested in Europe by NCAP and now our local ANCAP authority has assessed the results, while considering local specification, and given...

2020 Mazda CX-30 awarded 5-star ANCAP safety rating

Jan 31, 2020

Mazda’s all-new CX-30 small SUV has just landed in Australia, and ANCAP has already analysed crash test data handed over from the Euro NCAP division, and given the full five-star seal of approval. It scored...

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...