The safest cars of the first half

The safest cars of the first half

the independent laboratory EuroNCAP has released a new batch of safety tests for the latest models on the market. In this new group, there were no cars with negative results. Most got the maximum score and those that did not achieve four stars.

This entity always values ​​the models according to four areas of assessment: adult occupant, child occupant, pedestrian and security personnel. In addition, he examines the vehicles both with their standard equipment and with the optional security packages.

Alfa Romeo Tonale

The first of the cars evaluated in the final lap is the Alfa Romeo Tonale, the Italian brand’s new compact SUV. Of him, the organization points out that “meets all requirements for a 5-star rating, even though lack of central airbags and to be an aggressive collision partner in frontal collisions. Here are his notes:

  • Adult occupants: 83%
  • Child occupants: 85%
  • Vulnerable users: 67%
  • Security Wizards: 85%

Birth of Cupra

The Cupra Born also reached Five stars. A logical continuation, since it uses the same platform as the VW ID. 3, which has already been done with the same result at the time. The Spanish electric compact obtained the best mark in adult protection.

  • Adult occupants: 93%
  • Child occupants: 89%
  • Vulnerable users: 73%
  • Security Wizards: 80%

Kia Sportage

A similar situation occurred with the Kia Sportage, which shares development with the Hyundai Tucson and with which it shares an overall rating: 5 stars. In his case, he scored 87% for adult occupant protection, the highest of his marks.

  • Adult occupants: 87%
  • Child occupants: 88%
  • Vulnerable users: 66%
  • Security Wizards: 72%

Mercedes T-Class

Both Citan Tourer as T-Classboth Mercedes models, were also manufactured with the maximum score, to achieve exceptional results in all areas, except in the protection of vulnerable users.

  • Adult occupants: 91%
  • Child occupants: 93%
  • Vulnerable users: 69%
  • Security Wizards: 90%


Regarding the BMW electric sedan, the agency specifies that “equipped with a sensor array similar to series 3 tested in 2019, the big sedan missed a few critical points to avoid accidents. This is evident from their scores, with security technology being the lowest rated area.

  • Adult occupants: 87%
  • Child occupants: 87%
  • Vulnerable users: 71%
  • Security Wizards: 64%

toyota aygo

According EuroNCAPthe city dweller Toyota has the ballast that some more advanced security wizards are missingalthough overall their results in all areas are good.

  • Adult occupants: 78%
  • Child occupants: 78%
  • Vulnerable users: 74%
  • Security Wizards: 81%

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