In the crash test, these cars are rated as low as expected. These cars included the Maruti Suzuki S-Presso Hyundai Grand i10 and Kia Seltos with the S-Presso performing the worst and rated as Zero.
Car manufacturers in India are working towards making their vehicles more and more safe. Now more safety features are being provided in cars than before so that drivers and passengers can be protected during the accident, although this is not the case many times. In fact, in the recent Global NCAP crash test, the performance of some cars in India has been very disappointing.
In fact, in the crash test, these cars are rated as low as expected. These cars included the Maruti Suzuki S-Presso, Hyundai Grand i10 and Kia Seltos with the S-Presso performing the worst. S-Presso is rated zero in this crash test. From this rating, it proves that the driver and passenger of the S-Preso can get seriously small during an accident. Apart from this, now we are going to tell you about the ratings of Hyundai Grand i10 and Kia Seltos.
In the Hyundai Grand i10: Global NCAP crash test, the Grand i10 has been awarded 2 stars for adult and child safety. Let me tell you that the hatchback provided good protection for the neck of the driver and front passenger. However, the driver and the passenger get a week chest protection. The front leg part of the car is also said to be unstable. Let me tell you, the variants of Hyundai Grand i10 that have been tested included safety features like dual front airbags, ABS, EBD, seat-belt pre-tensioner (standard).
Kia Seltos: Over 1.25 lakh units of Kia Celtos have been sold in India. It is a sub-compact SUV. Let us tell you that the performance of Seltos in the Global NCAP crash test has also been very disappointing. After crash test, this SUV has achieved a 3 star rating for adult safety while in the case of child safety, this car has got a 2 star rating. Its footwell area has been found to be quite unstable and head protection was adequate for both passengers while neck protection was good. However, in the case of the co-driver, the chest protection was quite good. Let us know that the variant used for the crash test was equipped with dual front airbags and seatbelt pre-tensioners.