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WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH … Honda, Mercedes-Benz and SEAT Off-Roaders get Top Marks for Safety

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Euro NCAP releases the safety ratings of three large off-roaders: the Honda CR-V, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class and the  SEAT Tarraco. All three cars get a maximum five-star rating against Euro NCAP’s tough 2019 requirements. The new SEAT Tarraco shares Volkswagen’s MQB platform with the Škoda Kodiaq, rated as five-stars by Euro NCAP in 2017. Against the more stringent protocols of 2019, the Tarraco’s five-star rating is even more impressive and its score of 97 percent in adult occupant protection is amongst the best achieved by a car in this category. The previous-generation Honda CR-V was tested as a diesel in 2013. In a sign of the times,…

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Signed, Sealed and Delivered

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Today, Euro NCAP publishes the safety ratings of eight new vehicles, among which four have made their first appearance on the market this year: the X-Class​, the luxury pick-up by Mercedes-Benz; the F-Pace’s smaller brother, the Jaguar E-Pace​; the new DS brand's flagship car, the DS 7 Crossback​; and the all-electric Citroën e-Mehari​.  Also released are the ratings for the new generation Porsche Cayenne​, the BMW X3​, the Subaru XV​ and its partner, the Impreza​. Finally, Euro NCAP has re-tested the Honda Civic​ published earlier this year, after the company introduced improvements to the rear seat restraint on the in-production vehicle. All cars achieve a maximum five-star rating except for the…

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