Tata Nexon Awarded With 5-Star Adult Safety Rating by Global NCAP

Tata Nexon Awarded With 5-Star Adult Safety Rating by Global NCAP

Tata Nexon Awarded With 5-Star Adult Safety Rating by Global NCAP

Tata Motors has announced that its compact SUV, the Tata Nexon has been awarded with a full 5-star adult safety rating by Global NCAP, an internationally renowned safety accreditation body. With this feat, the Nexon has set a new car safety benchmark and is also the first and only car in India to achieve this rating.

The company said Nexon’s structural integrity and overall safety had been evaluated in the Global NCAP crash test for both front and side impacts. The combined evaluation of both the tests by Global NCAP have resulted in a full 5-stars rating, the highest adult occupant safety score of (16.06/17.00) among all models tested across the Indian market. Further, Nexon has also achieved an impressive 3-star rating for child occupant safety.

The achievements are in line with Tata Motors’ focus on advanced vehicle safety technologies, thanks to the state-of-the-art digital simulation techniques and numerous safety-related tests.

Mayank Pareek, President – PVBU, Tata Motors, said, the Indian car-buyers are increasingly rating safety as one of the topmost parameters while making a car purchase and it is elated to receive the highest ever safety rating from Global NCAP, for the Nexon. The Global NCAP results are a reflection of its commitment towards keeping safety, he added.

Rajendra Petkar, Chief Technology Officer, Tata Motors Limited, said the company has a legacy of making safe & durable vehicles and the Global NCAP result affirms that. The achievement is the result of the relentless hard work put in by its engineers, who have gone into every minute details of form, joinery, profile, material using advanced digital simulation techniques and numerous safety related tests, he noted.

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