as mentioned in Ford’s compact sedan Aspire has secured 3-star safety rating in Global NCAP crash test.
The report also recalled the statement made by General Motors’ Chairman & CEO Mary Barra on vehicle safety in India.
It also scored 2 stars for rear seat child occupant protection, according to a statement of Global NCAP.
In the first set of #SaferCarsForIndia results for 2017, Global NCAP, a UK-based safety and testing organisation, has released the scores for crash tests conducted on Ford Aspire and Chevrolet Enjoy.
David Ward, Secretary General of Global NCAP felt that Ford’s 3-star result shows that basic levels of safety are achievable as standard in the Indian vehicle market.
according to Global NCAP recently conducted a series of crash tests on two cars available in India: the Chevrolet Enjoy and the Ford Figo Aspire.
The Enjoy, which is a base level MPV from Chevrolet, got an abysmal zero-star rating in the crash tests.
The tested model had dual airbags up front as standard, and adult occupant protection was three stars.
In comparison, the Ford Figo Aspire, also known as the next-generation Figo in some markets, got a more decent three-star rating.
“In contrast, we are extremely concerned about the poor result of the Chevrolet Enjoy.
Exclusive: Chevrolet Enjoy Fails Global NCAP Crash Test, Ford Figo Aspire Sails Through
The Ford Figo Aspire’s crash test resultThe Ford Figo Aspire has fared much better.
Chevrolet Enjoy’s Crash Test ResultSince Global NCAP’s India crash tests began Volkswagen, Toyota and Maruti’s Nexa portfolio have made dual airbags standard.
Last year the made-in-India Chevrolet Beat had also failed a Latin NCAP crash test.
Global NCAP Crash Tests ResultsAccording to the government, India is all set to get new safety regulations for cars – including crash testing only by 2018.
The very basic MPV offering from General Motors in India – the Chevrolet Enjoy, has failed in a crash test conducted by Global NCAP and has received a zero star rating.
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