Cupra Born electric scooter achieves 5-star safety rating ANCAP
The Cupra was born hatchback is the newest electric vehicle (EV) to be awarded Five-star safety rating ANCAP against the 2020-2022 testing protocols.
This result is drawn from a test conducted by Euro NCAP. The two authorities have harmonized testing protocols.
The Born achieved 93% for adult passenger protection, 89% for child passenger protection, 73% for vulnerable pedestrian protection and 80% for safety assistance.
ANCAP notes that Born achieved “solid scores in all four key areas” of the assessment.
The maximum score was awarded to Born for its ability to protect children occupants in two physical crash tests designed to assess the risk of injury to children when using a child safety seat. “age-appropriate” children.
Maximum points were also obtained for pedestrian foot protection.
The safety agency also notes that Born’s active safety performance tests have provided a “mixed result”. Its automatic emergency braking (AEB) function operates in forward-turning situations, but does not respond to pedestrians in forward-turning situations.
Carla Hoorweg, CEO of ANCAP said: “It is great to see another all-electric model entering our market with an ANCAP 5-star maximum safety rating.
“The drive for green and safe models is growing and this rating should give further confidence to consumers and regulators to treat safety and environmental certifications as an impossible package.” negotiate.”
The Cupra Born 2023 has the following standard safety equipment on all vehicle classes in Australia:
- Seven airbags
- Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)
- pedestrian detection
- cyclist detection
- Blind spot support
- Rear cross-section support
- Lane keeping assist
- Parking assistance
- Adaptive cruise control
- Monitor the driver’s attention
The Cupra Born is the Volkswagen Group’s first mainstream electric vehicle in Australia and will arrive next month.
It costs from $59,990 before on-road expenses and is only available in e-Boost form with a rear mounted electric motor manufacture 170kW power and 310Nm of torque with a 77kWh . lithium-ion battery pack.
EQUAL recent reportCupra Australia has guaranteed 200 more Born examples will arrive after 2023. This is in addition to the original 400 examples allocation.