In the area of occupant restraint, Kangoo is equipped with the Renault System for Restraint and Protection, with controlled-deflation frontal airbags for both driver and passenger, plus safety belts with pretensioners and 400daN load limiters for the front seats, which all provide excellent restraint and protection for humans and clay dogs alike.
For side impacts lateral airbags are available as an option. The three back seats are fitted with three-point safety belts with 600daN load limiters. The rear centre seat is equipped with Isofix attachment points for installation of a child safety seat.
The vehicle is also fitted with an audible driver's seatbelt reminder.
This latest Euro NCAP award for Renault comes on the heels of the UK's BRAKE Fleet Safety Forum Awards where readers on Fleet Week and Fleet News voted Renault the maker of the safest cars on the road today.
Renault: the most highly rated car manufacturer by Euro NCAP
The current Renault range provides the highest level of passive safety on the market. Out of eight models, five have achieved five-star ratings and been named "best in class". Two others have achieved a four-star rating, also indicating a very high level of safety. In addition, the best ever test score awarded by Euro NCAP for any type of vehicle was achieved by the New Renault Espace.
|Espace IV||5 stars||"best in class" (2003)|
|Vel Satis||5 stars||"best in class" (2002)|
|Laguna II||5 stars||"best in class" (2003)|
|Scénic II||5 stars||"best in class" (2003)|
|Mégane II||5 stars||"best in class" (2002)|