Safety

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...

2018 Holden Commodore scores 5-star ANCAP safety rating

Feb 01, 2018

The upcoming, all-new, German-made 2018 Holden Commodore has been awarded the full five-star ANCAP safety rating in recent tests, just weeks before its market arrival in late February. ANCAP has assessed crash test results from...

Koenigsegg celebrates 1 million followers with smashing video

Jan 02, 2018

Supercars are usually exempt from crash testing purely due to the sheer costs involved. However, some level of safety testing is usually done in-house, as demonstrated by Swedish carmaker Koenigsegg. A video was recently posted...

New Jeep Compass, Kia Niro, LDV D90 score 5-star ANCAP safety

Dec 21, 2017

The all-new Jeep Compass has been crash tested by ANCAP under stringent testing and it has been awarded the full five stars for safety. Other recent additions to the five-star crowd include the new Kia...

Kia Stinger scores 3- and 5-star ANCAP safety rating

Dec 14, 2017

The highly anticipated Kia Stinger has been crash tested by Euro NCAP, and the local ANCAP division has handed down its split score of three stars and five stars. Why the split score? It all...

Jaguar F-Pace awarded 5-star ANCAP safety rating

Dec 13, 2017

Despite being on sale here in Australia for over a year now, the Jaguar F-Pace has only just been tested for its safety by the Euro NCAP division. The results have been assessed locally and...

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