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4th-gen Suzuki Swift scores 4 stars in Japan NCAP crash tests

The new Swift scored 88.7 points out of 89 and secured an ‘A’ grade for preventive safety performance.

The fourth-generation Suzuki Swift has been awarded a 4-star safety rating by Japan NCAP. The report has been released just weeks ahead of the launch of the new Swift in India.

In tests conducted by JNCAP, the new Swift scored 177.8 points out of 197. It secured the highest points for preventive safety performance. The top-spec Swift sold in the Japanese market comes equipped with ADAS, which includes features like adaptive cruise control, autonomous emergency braking and lane departure prevention; among others.

The new Swift scored 88.7 points out of 89 and secured an ‘A’ grade for preventive safety performance. 

The new Swift scored 81.1 points out of 100 for occupant protection in the event of a crash. The car was subjected to a full frontal test at 55 km/h, a frontal offset test at 64 km/h, a side impact test at 55 km/h and a rear-end collision test. 

JNCAP also evaluated the Swift for pedestrian safety. The car scored 2.7 points out of 4 for pedestrian head protection, 2.8 out of 3.6 points for passenger seat belt reminder and received a full score for pedestrian leg protection and its emergency call system.

 
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