The Global New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP) tested five high-selling cars produced in India four months back. All the four returned with zero rating for the adult occupant protection. The Global NCAP has released the crash test results of the airbag featured Renault Kwid.
The Renault Kwid latest and highest safety level variant scored a single star by the Global NCAP, previously the standard version of the Kwid was tested in May 2016 which scored zero stars for the adult occupant protection and two stars for child occupant protection.
Following the previous outings at the Global NCAP, Renault set out in improving the hatchback and was put to test for the frontal impact and model still suffers a rating of just one star for the adult occupant protection.
The latest version of the Renault Kwid with highly equipped safety standards which includes an airbag and seatbelt pre-tensioners for the driver's seat. The test revealed the latest version showed high chest deflection, which resulted in the single star rating.
With the results of the crash test on the Renault Kwid, the French automaker has certainly made progress on the safety front and have the capabilities to further strengthen the safety aspect of the Kwid.
Watch the video of the Renault Kwid test by Global NCAP