Euro NCAP tests explained - The safest cars

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These are the safest cars in class, as ranked safest by Euro NCAP's points-scoring system.

Superminis
Adult occupant Peugeot 1007
Child occupant VW Fox
Pedestrian protection Hyundai i10

Small family cars
Adult occupant Nissan Qashqai
Child occupantToyota Prius
Pedestrian protection Honda Civic, Seat Leon

Family cars
Adult occupant Renault Laguna
Child occupant Renault Laguna and Audi A4
Pedestrian protection Ford Mondeo and Skoda Superb

Compact executive
Adult occupant Mercedes C-Class
Child occupant Alfa Romeo 159
Pedestrian protection Lexus IS

Executive
Adult occupant Lexus GS
Child occupant BMW 5 Series
Pedestrian protection Citroen C6

Luxury
No cars in this class have been Euro NCAP tested

Estate cars
Adult occupant Volvo V70
Child occupant Volvo V70
Pedestrian protection Volvo V70

MPV
Adult occupant Ford S Max
Child occupant Renault Kangoo
Pedestrian protection Seat Altea

4x4
Adult occupant Land Rover Freelander
Child occupant Nissan X-Trail
Pedestrian protection Suzuki SX4

Coupe
Adult occupant Peugeot 407 Coupe
Child occupant Peugeot 407 Coupe
Pedestrian protection Peugeot 407 Coupe

Performance cars and hot hatches
Performance and hot hatch models are not specifically tested by Euro NCAP.

Roadsters and cabriolets
Adult occupant Renault Megane CC
Child occupant VW Eos
Pedestrian protection Peugeot 207 CC

Pick-ups
Adult occupant Mitsubishi L200
Child occupant Nissan Navara (modified 2008 version)
Pedestrian protection Nissan Navara

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