Safety

2019 Jeep Wrangler gets terrible 1-star NCAP safety rating

Dec 05, 2018

Those thinking about buying the new 2019 Jeep Wrangler might want to reconsider, as recent NCAP crash test results show extremely poor safety. So poor it was given a one-star safety rating. Before we go...

Jaguar I-PACE, Genesis G70 score 5-star ANCAP rating

Dec 05, 2018

The latest round of ANCAP crash test results have been handed out, with new models receiving the full five star safety rating. These include the fully electric Jaguar I-PACE, the hot new Genesis G70, and...

Polestar 1 undergoes first crash tests with carbon fibre body

Nov 01, 2018

Polestar has performed its first run of crash tests of the upcoming Polestar 1 hybrid sports car. This is the first time Volvo has analysed the strength of a carbon fibre body under crash test...

Lexus ES 300h, Mazda6, Mercedes A-Class get 5-star ANCAP rating

Oct 24, 2018

A range of new vehicles recently hitting the Australian market have been awarded the full five-star ANCAP safety rating, following analysis of crash test data passed over from Euro NCAP. Cars include the 2018 Mazda6,...

2018 Renault Koleos awarded 5-star ANCAP safety rating

Oct 23, 2018

The Renault Koleos has finally been awarded the full five-star safety rating by ANCAP, following a boost in safety equipment applied to the SUV. Crash tests were conducted by the Euro NCAP department. Up until...

2019 Toyota Corolla awarded 5-star ANCAP safety

Aug 24, 2018

The all-new Toyota Corolla has just passed through ANCAP’s stringent crash test safety gauntlet and it has come out the other side with the full five-star seal of approval. Toyota Australia launched the new model,...

Mazda CX-8 & Volvo XC40 score 5-star ANCAP safety rating

Jul 18, 2018

The new Mazda CX-8 and Volvo XC40 have been the first vehicles to be tested under ANCAP’s new, most stringent criteria yet, and they both achieved the full five-star safety rating. ANCAP’s latest assessment program...

2018 Ford Mustang receives 3-star ANCAP safety rating

Jun 06, 2018

In the latest round of ANCAP crash testing analysis, the 2018 Ford Mustang, which hits the Aussie market very soon, has been upgraded from its previous two-star safety rating to a three-star rating. It is...

Alfa Romeo Giulia & Stelvio receive 5-star ANCAP safety rating

May 21, 2018

Although rated five stars for safety by the Euro NCAP division, the Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio have just been awarded the full five-star seal of approval by the local ANCAP team as well. The...

2018 Kia Stinger ANCAP rating now 5 stars for all variants

May 08, 2018

It looks like all Kia Stinger variants have now been rated five stars in ANCAP’s stringent safety tests, following a poor three-star score for all base S models during initial tests last year. According to...

2018 Mercedes-Benz X-Class scores 5-star ANCAP safety rating

Feb 26, 2018

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class has scored a full five-star ANCAP rating, while also becoming the first ute with autonomous emergency braking (AEB). Due to hit the local market from April 2018, the Mercedes-Benz X-Class is based...

Jaguar E-Pace scores 5-star ANCAP safety rating (video)

Feb 26, 2018

Jaguar’s new baby SUV, the E-Pace, has been through the gauntlet of ANCAP’s stringent crash testing regime and come out with flying colours, achieving the full five-star score. The Jaguar E-Pace doesn’t officially arrive in...

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