Recently, we told you guys about the Volkswagen T-Cross being prepped up for an India launch. The T Cross is all set to reach the Indian markets by the end of this year or early next year. The India arm of the German automaker is in works to bring Crossover SUVs that will be based on the current gen Polo hot hatch. The new products will take the focus of Sedans and Hatchbacks. It is a 2.0 strategy for India and will also be followed by Skoda as well.
Well right now, the news is about the T-Cross SUV. The Volkswagen T-Cross MPV has performed well in the EURO New Car Assessment Programme. The MPV has really scored well. Comparing it to another latest German product that scores 91% for Adult Protection, 85% for Child occupant, 71% for Vulnerable Road Users and 76% for Safety Assist; the T Cross is still a notch higher when it comes to a comprehensive as well as an individual score.
Volkswagen T-Cross Euro NCAP Scores
- Adult Occupants: 97%
- Child Occupant: 86%
- Vulnerable Road Users: 81%
- Safety Assist: 80%
The tested model is a 2019 Volkswagen T-Cross. Fitted with a 1.0 Litre engine. A left-hand drive configuration and with a kerb weight of 1204kgs. The MPV comes with Frontal airbag, Belt pretensioner, and Belt load-limiter for frontal crash protection. For side crash protection, it features a side head airbag and side chest airbag. Child protection and safety assist features include – ISOFIX, Integrated CRS, Airbag cut-off switch, and seat belt reminder. Other systems include AEB Pedestrian, Cyclist, City and Inter-Urban, Speed Assistance System, and Lane Assist System.
Also Read: Audi e-tron Bags Five Stars In EURO NCAP
Volkswagen Official comments on the report
The passenger compartment of the T-Cross remained stable in the frontal offset test. Dummy readings indicated good protection of the knees and femurs of the driver and passenger. VW showed that a similar level of protection would be provided to occupants of different sizes and to those sitting in different positions. In the full-width rigid barrier test, protection of the driver dummy was good for all critical body areas and was at least adequate for the rear passenger. In both the side barrier and the more severe side pole impacts, protection of all critical body regions was good and the T-Cross scored maximum points in both tests. Tests on the front seats and head restraints demonstrated good protection against whiplash injury in the event of a rear-end collision. A geometric assessment of the rear seats also indicated good whiplash protection. The standard-fit ‘Front Assist’ autonomous emergency braking (AEB) system performed well in tests of its functionality at the low speeds, typical of city driving, at which many whiplash injuries occur.
Volkswagen T-Cross Euro NCAP Score News In a flash
- Volkswagen T-Cross small MPV scores 5-Stars in Euro NCAP test
- 97% For Adult Occupants, 86% for Child Occupant
- 81% for Vulnerable Road Users, 80% for Safety Assist
- India bound Volkswagen product