The #1 Smart scores five stars in Euro NCAP tests

Smart #1 electric SUV achieves top score in Euro NCAP tests

Another electric car has been subjected to Euro NCAP safety tests. This time, it’s the Smart #1, the revamped entry from the legendary urban compact brand, but now it’s moving into the SUV segment. The Smart #1 is the first in a series of new models, of which details of the Smart #2 and Smart #3 are already known. In addition, there is also a sportier version, the Smart #1 Brabus.

The Smart #1 has achieved the highest score of five stars in Euro NCAP tests. In ‘Adult Occupant’ it scored 96 out of 100%, in ‘Child Occupant’ 89 out of 100, in ‘Vulnerable Road Users’ 71% out of 100 and in ‘Safety Assist’ 88 out of 100.

In the breakdown of each of the sections, starting with ‘Adult Occupant’, ‘Frontal Impact’ scored 15.2 out of 16 points, ‘Side Impact’ 15.6/16, ‘Rear Impact’ 3.8 out of 4 and ‘Rescue and Extrication’ the highest score of 2 out of 2 points.

In ‘Child occupant’ it scored highest in ‘CRS installation check’ with 12 out of 12 points, achieving 23.8 out of 24 points in ‘Crash test performance based on 6 and 10 year olds’, and 8 out of 13 points in ‘Protective features’.

In the ‘Vulnerable Road Users’ section , where it scored lowest overall, it scored 23 out of 36 points for ‘Pedestrian Impact Protection’ and 15.9 out of 18 points for ‘Vulnerable Road User (VRU) AEB’, which in turn is divided into ‘Pedestrian AEB’, ‘Pedestrian AEB’, ‘Pedestrian AEB’ and ‘Pedestrian AEB’: ‘AEB for pedestrians’ where it scores 7.6 out of 9 and in ‘AEB for cyclists’ with 8.3 out of 9 points.

Finally, in ‘Safety Assist’, it achieves the maximum score in two of the four sections: ‘Lane Change Assist’ with 4 out of 4 points and ‘Driver Condition Monitoring’ with 3 out of 3. In ‘Speed Assist’ it scores 1.5 out of 3 points and in ‘Car to Car ABS’ it scores 5.6 out of 6 points.

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