Subaru XV Euro NCAP Result

Subaru XV

Subaru XV

The new Subaru XV has been awarded the maximum five-star safety rating in the latest Euro NCAP (European New Car Assessment Programme) safety performance tests.

In brief, the Subaru XV crossover benefits from symmetrical All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) system, as well as the introduction of an advanced impact energy relay structure, ensuring the driver and passengers are well-protected in the event of a collision.  This modern design makes use of high-tensile steel to improve safety and reduce weight throughout the car.

The XV benefits from Dual front and side airbags are also installed as standard, with driver’s knee; curtain and torso airbags ensuring the car scored maximum points for side protection.  VDC (Vehicle Dynamics Control – Subaru’s version of ESP), which provides greater stability through the use of sensors throughout the AWD system, is also provided as standard across the Subaru XV model range.

Published 24 November 2011 Staff

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