Results of the global NCAP Crash Test are now revealed. This test was performed on five models – Maruti Suzuki Eeco, Hyundai Eon, Renault Kwid, Maruti Suzuki Celerio and Mahindra Scorpio – all of them failed the test.
According to reports, these cars have scored zero star rating. Tests show low levels in adult occupant protection.
As far as child occupant protection is concerned, this car scored one star; But, zero star in adult occupant protection. The poor performance in adult occupant protection can be justified by lack of airbags and structure collapse in the passenger compartment.
Standard version of Kwid was tested for the test. The standard version had no airbags. In this car also, the structure collapsed. It scored two stars in child and zero stars in adult occupant protection.
Talking about the new Kwid, it was rated as two stars in child and zero stars in adult occupant protection. The structure didn’t collapsed, but, it was considered as unstable.
Hyundai Eon’s results also remained the same – zero stars in adult occupant protection, two stars in child occupant protection, lack of airbags and unstable structure.
Lack of airbags and collapsed structure shows a high probability of dangerous injuries. As far as the rating is concerned, it is also same as above – zero stars in adult and two stars in child occupant protection.
This car scored only one star in child and zero stars in adult occupant protection. This car also had lack of airbags facility.
This test is certainly valuable for those searching for a new car.
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