Nissan Magnite, Renault Kiger, Honda City and Jazz in Global NCAP’s latest crash test programme, Auto News, ET Auto

 The Nissan Magnite and Renault Kiger scored four stars for adult and two for child occupant protection.
The Nissan Magnite and Renault Kiger scored four stars for grownup and two for boy or girl occupant defense.

Four styles from India, Honda’s Metropolis and Jazz, Nissan Magnite, and Renault Kiger, were crashed in the most current round of world wide safety watchdog World New Car Evaluation Programme’s (GlobalNCAP) exam, beneath its Safer Automobiles for India campaign. The Nissan Magnite and Renault Kiger scored 4 stars for adult and two for little one occupant defense. The similar ranking is not surprising as the products from alliance associate Renault and Nissan share the exact same CMFA+ platform.

Honda’s Jazz realized 4 stars for grownup and 3 stars for baby occupant security, while its bestseller in India, Honda Town, (4th Gen) obtained 4 stars for adult and little one occupant safety.

 Honda’s Jazz achieved four stars for adult and three stars for child occupant protection.
Honda’s Jazz achieved 4 stars for adult and a few stars for little one occupant protection.

With the most current round of checks, International arrived at the milestone of tests 50 products from the Indian industry. “There has been major development on automobile security design because we started our checks in 2014 but, as we see from our newest results, there is even now much more to be accomplished to attain the significant protection specifications that buyers in India rightly demand,” mentioned Alejandro Furas, International NCAP Secretary Standard, World wide NCAP.

David Ward, President of the In direction of Zero Basis said, “As we pass the Safer Vehicles for India fiftieth take a look at milestone, it’s essential to recognise the development that has been made.”

The analyzed variant of all 4 products was the most primary security specced, providing two frontal airbags and Ab muscles as typical fitment.

Tester’s notes:

Nissan Magnite (2 airbags) – Through the evaluation the model confirmed a steady composition and marginal defense to the driver’s chest. Surprisingly, the model is nonetheless getting sold with a lap-belt in the rear centre seat as an alternative of a few issue belts, devoid of ISOFIX anchorages for the Youngster Restraint Methods (CRS). There is no Electronic Security Command (ESC) and no facet head effects safety as regular.

 The models from alliance partner Renault and Nissan share the same CMFA+ platform.
The versions from alliance husband or wife Renault and Nissan share the very same CMFA+ platform.


Renault Kiger (2 airbags) –
During the evaluation it confirmed an unstable framework and marginal protection to the driver’s upper body. The design offers ISOFIX anchorages but they are not seen to the shopper, they ended up protected by the seat cloth. This model is offered with a lap-belt in the rear centre seat, devoid of ESC and aspect head effects security as conventional.

Commenting on the most recent test final result, Venkatram Mamillapalle, Place CEO & Controlling Director, Renault India Functions mentioned, “This is a proud second for Renault in India, as Kiger was formulated and developed in India, for Indian prospects very first, prior to we took it to the earth. The 4-Star ranking by GNCAP reiterates our dedication to bringing technologically highly developed goods which are protected nevertheless fashionable.”

Honda Jazz (2 airbags) – During the assessment it confirmed a steady composition. The Jazz does not have ISOFIX anchorages and for this reason the CRS were being analyzed employing the adult seatbelts. Honda decided to set up equally youngster dummies in a rearward going through place next world-wide ideal exercise. This design is provided with a lap-belt in the rear centre seat, with no ESC and facet head affect safety as conventional.

 Honda City, (4th Gen) achieved four stars for adult and child occupant protection.
Honda Metropolis, (4th Gen) accomplished 4 stars for adult and youngster occupant defense.


Honda Town (4th Gen) –
The Honda City also had ISOFIX anchorages as typical. All through the evaluation it confirmed an unstable framework and footwell area, very good little one occupant security many thanks to the ISOFIX anchorages and the rearward facing placement of one particular of the little one dummies. This model is available with a lap-belt in the rear centre seat, without ESC and aspect head affect protection as common.

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Gadkari also introduced a 12-position initiative and mandatory provisions in the motor automobile policies which includes Electronic Steadiness Control (ESC), Advanced Crisis Braking and Driver Drowsiness Warn methods, which will be introduced to make automobiles safer for occupants and also for other highway end users.