Best & worst – crash test results
- Top five best NCAP results of 2010…
- …and the worst crash test results
- We reveal the safest cars
The best and worst crash test results of 2010 have been revealed by safety organisation Euro NCAP.
Tougher tests reflected in results
NCAP crash-tested 29 cars during 2010, and 65% of those received its new, tougher top five-star rating. This compared with 2009, when 90% of cars tested by NCAP were awarded the previous five-star score.
The best performers have been picked out by NCAP – along with the two most disappointing results: a three-star result for the Citroen and a two-star result for the Landwind CV9.
The top five best results from Euro NCAP are for the:
• BMW 5 Series executive car
• Alfa Romeo Giulietta small family car
• Honda CR-Z coupe
• Kia Sportage crossover
• Toyota Verso MPV
The worst results
Although the Citroen Nemo and Landwind CV9's NCAP crash-test results are poor in comparison with the best performers, they both exceed the statutory EEC crash standard, which is the equivalent of a one-star rating from NCAP.
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