The European New Car Assessment Programme Euro NCAP has published the best models of the year for 2016.
The title goes to the VW Tiguan, which was awarded “Best in Class” in the “Small off-roader” segment.
In June, the new Tiguan already passed the demanding Euro NCAP crash test series and received the highest five star rating.
The results of four sub-areas were taken into account: Proactive occupant protection system for children and adults, pedestrian protection and driver assistance systems.
In terms of pedestrian protection, the structural details of the Tiguan in particular were assessed positively. These include the ‘active bonnet’ feature, which is designed to help reduce dangerous head injuries in the event of a collision.
Moreover, the Tiguan impressed with its pedestrian monitoring and ambient traffic monitoring system “front assist” with city emergency braking.
In addition, security systems such as Electronic Stability Control, the seatbelt fastening reminder function for the back seats and the active “Lane Assist” are standard on the current Tiguan.
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