Articles about Crash Test

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All new cars need to go through crash tests, and that includes even the most expensive of hypercars ever built. It may not look pretty, but it's part of standard procedure in order for carmakers to know just how safe (or
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Toyota is on one hell of a roll when it comes to vehicle safety. The latest version of the Japanese car manufacturer's seven-seat MPV, the Innova, recently went through the New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP)
That’s one safe crossover
In many ways, the Geely Coolray truly impresses. It's got sporty styling, extra features aplenty, and most important, a reasonable price tag. But there's also one thing the vehicle has recently proven that's arguably more valuable than anything else
Still no word on a PH arrival
Well, this is embarrassing. It seems in all the noise following the initial spread of COVID-19 within our borders, we missed some pretty big news regarding the all-new Honda City. No, there's no confirmation that it will be arriving
These Toyotas continue to impress in the safety department
Last year, Toyota's models earned multiple five-star ratings and a triple-plus Advanced Safety Vehicle score (ASV+++) from the Japan New Car Assessment Program (JNCAP). Now, JNCAP's latest test results are out, and Toyota has garnered yet even more
That’s not a good sight
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently put the four-door Jeep Wrangler to the test, and for the most part, the vehicle got high marks. However, during some of the crash tests, the vehicle did the one thing you wouldn'
A third vehicle earns a four-star rating as well
At last year's Paris Motor Show, VinFast officially entered the market. The company was launched as a subsidiary under Vietnamese giant Vingroup, and was the country's first automotive manufacturer. Needless to say, a lot of people were doubtful.Understandable-as
We might see this in PH soon
Last week, we reported that there's a possibility we'll be seeing the Mazda CX-30 here in the Philippines. With the brand's signature Kodo aesthetics and its positioning between the smaller CX-3 and larger CX-5, the CX-
The unit tested was from the Indian market
The Suzuki Ertiga is a car that ticks plenty of the right boxes. This seven-seat Japanese MPV is stylish, drives reasonably well, and features a practical and cozy interior. In terms of safety, though, the vehicle could use a little improvement.
According to new ASEAN NCAP rules
It's obvious that the sheer amount of motorbikes in Metro Manila has greatly increased in recent years. Unfortunately, this phenomenon has also equated to an increasing number of road accidents involving these two-wheelers as well.According to data from the
This is one safe van
Apparently, the all-new Toyota Hiace Super Grandia's cabin is as safe as it is nice to be in.The New Car Assessment Programme for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP) has released its crash test results for the Toyota Majesty/Granvia-
Will this convince you to choose the brand?
The Toyota Alphard isn't just as plush as its price tag suggests-you're getting a lot of safety for your money, too.Toyota's luxury minivan recently passed Japan New Car Assessment Program (JNCAP) crash testing with flying colors, receiving
Ouch
It's no secret that manufacturers have to send out cars for multiple crash and damage tests before legally selling them to consumers. For brands producing hundreds of thousands of cars annually, this is no problem. But for manufacturers producing barely 20
Do you own one of these models?
A mass-market label doesn't necessarily mean a car is any less safe than its more premium counterparts. Toyota-which is one of the most attainable brands in the Philippine market-is proof of this.Most of the Japanese carmaker's
This is one sturdy sedan
The ASEAN NCAP crash test results of the all-new Toyota Camry are in, and the Japanese executive sedan passed with flying colors.The Camry finished testing with a total adult occupant protection score of 35.31 points. That's 15.31
How have the NCAP tests changed over the years
It isn't for the purposes of adolescent glee that the New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) flings perfectly good cars at exceptionally solid objects, and vice-versa. Over the past two decades, car-crash fatalities have dropped from around 60,000 a
Safety should always be a priority
It's safe to say that many of those who opt for midsize SUVs are family-oriented buyers. It makes sense, right? After years squeezing your family into a humble compact sedan, isn't it finally time to move up to a
Suzuki and Mitsubishi achieve 5-star results, too
The National Agency for Automotive Safety and Victims' Aid has announced the latest results of the Japan New Car Assessment Program (JNCAP), and Mitsubishi, Subaru, Toyota, Honda, and Suzuki all drove away with impressive ratings.The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross was awarded a
Let's try to decipher the stars
Euro NCAP has just released its latest round of results, including those for the upcoming Suzuki Jimny. And while bigger, more expensive cars like the VW Touareg earned their expected five stars, the Jimny's three star performance is a tad disappointing.
A word from the manufacturers
Yesterday, we reported on the performances of the Ford Explorer and Jeep Grand Cherokee in the recent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) passenger-side small overlap test. Both vehicles received poor ratings from the organization for that particular crash test.We
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