Watch India-Bound Hyundai Ioniq 5 Ace NCAP Test

Ever since Hyundai announced the plans to introduce the award-winning Ioniq 5 in India, people are getting more and more curious about the specifics of the EV.

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 created a buzz in the automobile industry after it went through the Euro NCAP crash test. The popular crossover EV managed to score a full 5-star safety rating in what is considered to be the most arduous safety test in the industry. This further cements its credentials and sparks interest in the Ioniq 5 for the people looking for a safer EV. Here are the details of this crash test and how it performed in various categories.

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Hyundai Ioniq 5 NCAP Crash Test

Adult Occupant Protection

In the adult occupant protection, the Ioniq 5 managed to score 88% or 33.8/38 points. This test includes frontal impact against moveable and immovable barriers, side-impact/lateral impact test, rear impact and rescue and extrication parameters. These tests are performed at varying speeds to observe the consequences.

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Child Occupant Protection

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 comes with ISOFIX child seat mounts as standard. This ensured that it scored big on the child safety parameters with 42.6/49 points or 86%. In the crash tests, the impact on the dummies representing 6 year and 10-year-olds is recorded. Additionally, this test considers the safety equipment onboard to ensure child safety.

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Vulnerable Road Users

This category takes into account pedestrian safety including those of the cyclists using the AEB (Automatic Emergency Braking) function. In this test, the Ioniq 5 managed to score 63% or 34.4/54 points. In the case of a crash, this aspect considers how much damage is sustained by the knee or the head of the pedestrian against the bonnet and bumper of the vehicle.

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hyundai ioniq 5 ncap crash test

Safety Assist

As the name suggests, this aspect is based on the features that assist the driver. This includes things like speed assistance, occupant status monitoring, lane support and AEB characteristics. The Ioniq 5 scored a convincing 14.2/16 points or 88% in this section.

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This impressive performance of the Hyundai Ioniq 5 in the Euro NCAP test along with the already acclaimed accolades from the top critics are the reason why Hyundai has a winner on its hands. It would be interesting to witness how the Indian market receives the crossover EV.

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