Volvo V60 Euro NCAP Crash Test Report


Volvo V60, the estate version of the magnificent S60, has been put through Euro NCAP’s rigorous tests and managed to pass the all with great scores thus achieving five-star rating.

In a year or two there will be a hybrid version of this car which must automatically qualify for the five-star rating, even though NCAP’s test for hybrids and EVS have changed and are slightly different than normal cars.

The V60 with its extensive range of safety equipments and Volvo’s legendary reputation in making safe cars, also achieved a maximum 100% score for Safety Assist. It also comes with City Safety – already awarded EuroNCAP Advanced rating – fitted as standard. So if you are looking for a nice and incredibly safe estate car for your family, look no further. This is the one for you.

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Volvo V60 Crash Test Report:

Euro NCAP has awarded the Volvo V60 an overall five-star crash test rating, together with a maximum 100% score for Safety Assist.

The announcement follows the latest round of crash tests carried out by the European New Car Assessment Programme, which aims to provide car buyers with an independent assessment of a vehicle’s crash safety performance.

Standard safety systems on all Volvo V60 (and S60 saloon) models include DSTC (Dynamic Stability and Traction Control), dual stage driver and passenger airbags, SIPS (Side Impact Protection System), IC (Inflatable Curtain) and ABS brakes with Emergency Brake Assist. All models in the range also feature City Safety as standard – award-winning technology that can reduce or entirely avoid a rear end impact up to 19mph by automatically applying the brakes to bring the vehicle to a standstill if it senses a collision with the car in front and the driver hasn’t reacted.

In addition, the Volvo V60 and S60 are available with world-first Pedestrian Detection technology. The system uses radar and a camera mounted in the front of the car to check for pedestrians moving in front of the car on the move and automatically applies the brakes if the driver doesn’t respond to stop the car if it detects an imminent collision.

The full Euro NCAP crash test results for the Volvo V60 are:

Overall Score: 5-star
Adult Occupant Protection: 94%
Child Occupant Protection: 82%
Pedestrian Protection: 64%
Safety Assist rating: 100%

Peter Rask, Regional President of Volvo Car UK, said: “This latest round of crash test results is great news for Volvo and demonstrates our continued commitment to optimising the safety of our cars.”

“Ultimately, Volvo’s are designed around the people who drive or ride in them which is why we do everything we can in our research, development and testing to ensure that people are as well protected as possible when travelling in our cars. This is the latest step in our Vision 2020 which looks towards a future when nobody will be killed or seriously injured in a Volvo by 2020.”

The Volvo S60 and V60 were launched in 2010 and are offer owners the highest levels of driving dynamics, class-leading safety and low emissions. All models in the range can be specified with R-DESIGN styling and improved dynamics, while DRIVe variants deliver impressive fuel economy of up to 65.7mpg and CO2 emissions of just 114g/km for S60 and 119g/km for V60.

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