Kia Piccanto
27 Sep 2016

Kia Picanto maintains 5 Star ANCAP rating…

Despite Indonesian-sold Kia Picantos recently receiving a 0 ASEAN NCAP rating, Australian ANCAP says models sold here retain a 5 star rating.

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Holden Colorado score 5 star ANCAP rating
11 Aug 2016

New Holden Colorado scores 5 star ANCAP rating… How does it compare?

The new Holden Colorado has scored a 5 star ANCAP rating realising 34.89 out of 37 for dual cab and crew cab models.

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ANCAP Mazda MX-5 pedestrian
07 Jun 2016

New Mazda MX-5 ND scores a 5-star ANCAP rating and best-ever pedestrian rating

Mazda’s fourth-generation MX-5 is the first to score a 5-star safety rating and the highest pedestrian rating for a vehicle tested in Australia…

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Holden Spark gets 5 star ANCAP rating
13 Apr 2016

ANCAP 5 Stars for Kia Sportage, Skoda Superb, Holden Spark and Jaguar XF

The 2016 Kia Sportage, Holden Spark, Jaguar XF and Skoda Superb have achieved 5 Star ANCAP ratings.

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2015 Kia Carnival scores 4 star ANCAP rating
17 Mar 2016

Kia Carnival scores 5 star ANCAP rating in retest

The Kia Carnival has been retested by ANCAP and had its rating lifted from four to five stars, although it only applies to vehicles built after December 23, 2015.

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Hyundai Tucson undergoes ANCAP crash testing.
17 Mar 2016

What exactly is an ANCAP 5-star crash safety rating, and why we need to improve crash test ratings…

Another day, another 5-star safety rating from ANCAP or EuroNCAP. But, Is there a better way?

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Side Impact Car Crash
17 Dec 2015

New Australian Design Rule announced to improve side impact protection

The Australian Government has passed into law a new Australian Design Rule (ADR) setting performance criteria for side impact protection.

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04 Dec 2015

New Mitsubishi Pajero Sport scores 5 Star ANCAP rating… beats Fortuner and Everest scores

The new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport has scored a 5 star ANCAP rating along with the Audi Q7 and Honda HR-V.

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Hyundai Tucson scores 4 star ANCAP rating
16 Nov 2015

2015 Hyundai Tucson gets 4 Star ANCAP rating

The 2015 Hyundai Tucson has received a 4 star rating by ANCAP with the crash testing authority claiming the “structural integrity of the footwell was compromised in the frontal offset test”.

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Ford Everest scores 5 Star ANCAP
26 Oct 2015

New Toyota Fortuner and Ford Everest score 5 Star ANCAP rating

The new Toyota Fortuner and Ford Everest have scored 5 Star ANCAP ratings while a crop of refreshed models, including the Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series have retained their top ratings.

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23 Sep 2015

Correction: Toyota 70 Series safety upgrades!

Toyota is aiming for 5-star safety for the 70 Series single cab, and offer improved safety for other models.

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2015 Mazda2 scores 5 star ANCAP rating
10 Sep 2015

2015 Mazda2, CX-3 score 5 Star ANCAP rating, Audi TT manages 4

In ANCAP rating released overnight, both the 2015 Mazda2 and CX-3 have been awarded a 5 star rating, while the 2015 Audi TT managed just 4 stars.

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2015 LDV V80 scores 2 star ANCAP rating
14 Aug 2015

2015 LDV V80 scores 2 star ANCAP rating

In one of the worst performances of a new vehicle in safety testing, the 2015 LDV V80 commercial van has only scored a 2 star ANCAP rating.

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Skoda Fabia scores 5 star ANCAP rating
07 Jul 2015

2015 Skoda Fabia scores 5 star ANCAP safety rating

ANCAP has congratulated the 2015 Skoda Fabia for the ” providing AEB as standard across the Fabia range” and issued it with a 5 star rating.

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2015 Kia Sorento scores 5 star ANCAP rating
03 Jun 2015

2015 Kia Sorento scores 5 star ANCAP rating

The 2015 Kia Sorento which is being launched this week has scored a 5 star ANCAP rating in crash testing.

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