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What are the safest cars on sale today?

We take a look at the cars which have earned five stars in Euro NCAP's safety tests since 2013 – if you're buying a new car, you need to see this first...

Nissan Qashqai vs Peugeot 3008 vs Renault Kadjar
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21 Jan 2019 14:20

2014's five-star Euro NCAP cars

Autonomous emergency braking systems were first considered as part of the Euro NCAP tests in 2014, along with other crash avoidance systems such as lane keep assist. Pedestrian impact analysis, meanwhile, was tweaked.

Audi A3 Sportback E-tron

Adult protection: 82%; child protection: 78%; pedestrian protection: 66%; safety systems: 68%

Audi A3 E-tron front

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer

Adult protection: 84%; child protection: 85%; pedestrian protection: 60%; safety systems: 70%

2014 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer review

Ford Mondeo

Adult protection: 86%; child protection: 82%; pedestrian protection: 66%; safety systems: 66%

Used Ford Mondeo Estate 15-present

Jeep Renegade

Adult protection: 87%; child protection: 85%; pedestrian protection: 65%; safety systems: 74%

Jeep Renegade

Kia Sorento

Adult protection: 90%; child protection: 83%; pedestrian protection: 67%; safety systems: 71%

Used Kia Sorento 15 -present

Land Rover Discovery Sport

Adult protection: 93%; child protection: 83%; pedestrian protection: 69%; safety systems: 82%

Used Land Rover Discovery Sport 4x4 (14 - present)

Lexus NX

Adult protection: 82%; child protection: 82%; pedestrian protection: 69%; safety systems: 71%

Used Lexus NX 14-present

Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Adult protection: 92%; child protection: 84%; pedestrian protection: 77%; safety systems: 70%

2014 Mercedes C-Class C300 Bluetec Hybrid

Mercedes-Benz GLA

Adult protection: 96%; child protection: 88%; pedestrian protection: 67%; safety systems: 70%

2014 Mercedes GLA45 AMG review - updated

Nissan Pulsar

Adult protection: 84%; child protection: 81%; pedestrian protection: 75%; safety systems: 68%

Nissan Pulsar

Nissan Qashqai

Adult protection: 88%; child protection: 83%; pedestrian protection: 69%; safety systems: 79%

Kia Sportage vs Nissan Qashqai vs Toyota RAV4

Nissan X-Trail

Adult protection: 86%; child protection: 83%; pedestrian protection: 75%; safety systems: 75%

Nissan X-Trail

Porsche Macan

Adult protection: 88%; child protection: 87%; pedestrian protection: 60%; safety systems: 66%

Used Porsche Macan 14-present

Skoda Fabia

Adult protection: 81%; child protection: 81%; pedestrian protection: 69%; safety systems: 69%

Used Skoda Fabia 15 - present

Subaru Outback

Adult protection: 85%; child protection: 87%; pedestrian protection: 70%; safety systems: 73%

Used Subaru Outback 15- present

Tesla Model S

Adult protection: 82%; child protection: 77%; pedestrian protection: 66%; safety systems: 71%

Used Tesla Model S 14-present

Toyota Aygo

Adult protection: 80%; child protection: 80%; pedestrian protection: 62%; safety systems: 56%

2015 Toyota Aygo 1.0 X-pression X-wave review

Volkswagen Golf SV

Adult protection: 87%; child protection: 85%; pedestrian protection: 62%; safety systems: 73%

Used Volkswagen Golf SV 14-present

Volkswagen Passat

Adult protection: 85%; child protection: 87%; pedestrian protection: 66%; safety systems: 76%

Volkswagen Passat Estate 2019 front cornering

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