With 5 stars conquered the Skoda Enyaq iV and VW ID.4 in the new crash tests at Euro NCAP as recently announced by the European New Car Assessment Programme.
The Skoda Enyaq iV garnered a total of five safety stars, after being rated 94% in adult passenger protection, 89% in child protection, 71% in pedestrian protection and 82% in security systems.
Similarly, the Volkswagen ID.4 garnered a total of five safety stars, after being rated 93% in adult passenger protection, 89% in child protection, 76% in pedestrian protection and 85% in safety systems.
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Euro NCAP conducts collision and safety tests on various car models:
- frontal impact test, 50% of the width of the car hits a subsequent deformable barrier, at 50 km/h
- a frontal impact test, the car, in a full-width rigid barrier
- a side impact test, on a movable deformable barrier at the driver’s door
- pole test, the test car is forwarded sideways to a rigid pole
- an impact test assessing the strength of the central airbag by two dummies in the front seats.
A series of pedestrian tests are also carried out with different factors, such as adult and child head shape, lower leg and upper leg, also whiplash tests carried out on sledding as well as AEB pedestrian and cyclist tests.