Hyundai IONIQ 6 scores five stars in Euro NCAP tests

IONIQ 6 undergoes Euro NCAP tests, achieving top score

This time it was the Hyundai IONIQ 6′ s turn to undergo Euro NCAP safety testing. Like the popular IONIQ 5, the new all-electric IONIQ 6 saloon achieved the maximum five-star test score.

The test scores were high across the board, with a downward trend only in ‘Vulnerable Road Users’, where it scored 66% out of 100. In the remaining three, it scored 97 out of 100% in ‘Adult Occupant’, 87% in ‘Child Occupant’ and 90/100 in ‘Safety Assist’.

In detail, in the ‘Adult Occupant’ section, it scored close to the maximum scores in three of the four sections, achieving the maximum score in one of them, with a 2 out of 2 in ‘Rescue and Extrication’. In ‘Frontal impact’ it scored 15.5 out of 16 points, in ‘Side impact’ it was close to the maximum with 15.9 out of 16 and in ‘Rear impact’ it was half a point short with 3.5 out of 4 points.

In ‘Child occupant’, it achieves the maximum score in two of its three sections: in ‘Crash test performance based on 6 and 10 year olds’ with 24 out of 24 points and in ‘CRS installation check’ with 12 out of 12. In ‘Protective features’ it achieves 7 out of 13 points.

In ‘Vulnerable road users’, where it scored lowest overall, it scored 20.7 out of 36 points for ‘Pedestrian impact protection’ and 15.3 out of 18 points for ‘AEB for vulnerable road users (VRU)’, which is further divided into: ‘AEB for pedestrians’ where it scores 7 out of 9 points and ‘AEB for cyclists’ with 8.3 out of 9.

In the last section, ‘Safety Assist’, it scores 2.8/3 points for ‘Speed Assist’, 2.7 out of 3 points for ‘Driver Condition Monitoring’, 3.5 out of 4 points for ‘Lane Change Assist’ and 5.5 out of 6 for ‘Car to Car AEB’.

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