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Skoda Kushaq & VW Taigun score 5 stars in Global NCAP tests

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The cars scored 29.64 points for adult occupant protection and 42 points for child occupant safety.

The Skoda Kushaq and Volkswagen Taigun have been awarded a 5-star safety rating by Global NCAP. The cars scored 29.64 points for adult occupant protection and 42 points for child occupant safety.

As per the test report, the Kushaq and Taigun offered good protection to the head & neck of the driver and passenger in the frontal impact test. The driver’s chest showed adequate protection while the passenger’s chest showed good protection. The cars offered good protection to the knees of both front occupants. While the driver’s tibias showed marginal and adequate protection, the passenger’s tibias showed good protection. The footwell area and the bodyshell were rated as stable.

In the side impact test, the cars offered good protection to the head, abdomen and pelvis. Chest protection was marginal.

In the side pole impact test, the cars offered good protection to the head and pelvis, adequate protection to the abdomen and marginal protection to the chest.

The report further goes on to state that child seats for the 3-year-old and 18-month-old were able to prevent head exposure during the front impact offering full protection.

The test cars were equipped with dual front airbags, seat belt pre-tensioners and load limiters, seat belt reminder, ESC and ISOFIX.

 
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