Volvo XC90 receives top five star rating in Euro NCAP and surpasses expectations

The Volvo XC90 has been awarded five stars and achieved top ratings in its 2015 Euro NCAP tests. The XC90 with standard City Safety technology stood out as the first car from any manufacturer to score full points in Euro NCAP Autonomous Emergency Braking Car to Car rear-end tests

 

Volvo are claiming they have created one of the safest cars in the world, and they have a lot of evidence to back up that claim, they scored 100% in their Safety Assist category. it was also the first ever car to score top markings in its autonomous emergency breaking tests, Also with the added feature of Pedestrian protection this then boosted the score it was given even further.

 

 

“We are the first car manufacturer to surpass the criteria that Euro NCAP have applied to the AEB Interurban and City testing procedures. City Safety is one of the most advanced standard crash prevention offers you can find in a modern car. It addresses vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians in certain situations, day and night,” said Martin Magnusson, Principal Engineer at Volvo Car Group

 

 

” Volvo Cars remains the leader in car safety innovation and miles ahead of the competition with our standard safety offer,” said Dr Peter Mertens, Senior Vice President, Research & Development at Volvo Car Group.