Tata Nexon SUV, a ‘Made In India’ product has scored 4-stars in Global NCAP Crash tests. It is one of the very few Indian cars to receive such high rating. The compact SUV achieved a strong result of four stars for adult occupant protection and three stars for child occupant protection. The report states that Nexon can offer 4-start protection with good protection for the head and neck of driver and passenger and adequate protection for their chests. The report also states it Stable in the 64 km/h offset deformable barrier crash test. Nexon gets Dual Airbags with ABS as standard equipment across all its variants. Tata has also received another 4-stars in safety with its sub-compact sedan, Tata Zest.
For children occupant protection, it gets a 3-star rating. The ISOFIX Child Restraint Systems helped with this rating, as the rearward facing CRS it showed good protection to the 18 months old child. On the other hand. the forward facing CRS offered good protection for head and limited protection to the chest.
David Ward, Secretary General of Global NCAP was impressed by this result. He said, “The 4 stars awarded to the Tata Nexon represent a very strong result from a major Indian car manufacturer. This impressive safety performance is comfortably above the new crash test standards applied in India to new models since October 2017. It is very encouraging to see Tata aiming high for safety and a great example for others to follow. The race is clearly on for India’s first 5-star car! ”
Safety features of Nexon include Driver and Co-Driver Airbags with ABS as Standard Fittings. It gets Park Assist with Rear sensors and rear cameras, front fog lamps with cornering assistance, rear fog lamps, ISOFIX, Speed Dependent Auto- Door locks, Follow-Me-Home lamps, Day and Night IRVM and Rear Defogger. In its segment, it is one of the safest cars.
The Tata Nexon comes in petrol and diesel variant. The petrol variant uses a 1.2 Litre Revotron petrol unit and a 1.5 Litre Revotorq Diesel. The prices start at Rs 6.15 Lakhs and go up to Rs 10.59 Lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi). At this price, it takes on its main rival, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza.
Tata Nexon SUV NCAP Crash Tests Video
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