Safety

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....

2019 Mazda3, Toyota RAV4, Lexus UX score 5-star ANCAP safety

May 22, 2019

ANCAP has released safety ratings from its latest round of crash test analysis, with new vehicles such as the Lexus UX, new Mazda3, and new Toyota RAV4 receiving the full five-star acclaim. Starting with the...

2020 Range Rover Evoque receives 5-star NCAP safety rating

Apr 11, 2019

The all-new 2020 Range Rover Evoque has just been crash tested by Euro NCAP and has been given the full five-star safety rating. This could see an improvement over the initial Evoque which only managed...

2019 Subaru Forester scores 5-star ANCAP safety rating

Mar 15, 2019

The 2019 Subaru Forester has just undergone crash testing in ANCAP’s latest round of product analysis, and it has come out the other side with a five-star safety rating. Subaru Australia introduced the new Forester...

Volvo cars to feature 180km/h speed limit from 2020

Mar 05, 2019

Volvo Cars has announced it is planning to put a 180km/h speed limiter on all of its production vehicles from 2020. This is part of its plan to have nobody killed or seriously injured in...

2019 Suzuki Jimny scores 3-star ANCAP safety rating

Jan 24, 2019

The all-new 2019 Suzuki Jimny officially goes on sale in Australia this Saturday. But, interested punters, beware, ANCAP has just finished analysing standard crash test data performed by Euro NCAP for the plucky off-roader, and...

Hyundai plans world’s first multi-collision airbag

Jan 22, 2019

Hyundai is planning to introduce the world’s first multi-collision airbag system for production cars. It aims to reduce injury in multi-collision accidents. According to research by the NHTSA, these types of crashes make up for...

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,...