Four car makes receive safety award

Four car makes receive safety award

Cars made by Suzuki, Peugeot, Mercedes and Jeep have all scored full marks in the latest round of Euro NCAP crash test results.

All of thecars were awarded five stars by the safety assessor, with the Suzuki SX4 scoring particularly well in the individual categories. The SUV scored 92% for adult protection, 80% for child occupant protection, 81% in the safety assist section and 72% when it came to pedestrian safety.

The car also picked up maximum points for its protection of the 18-month-old infant crash test dummy.

The Peugeot 2008 also picked up five stars, scoring 88% in the adult category, 77% for child protection, 72% for pedestrian protection and 70% when it came to safety assist.

The Mercedes CLA and the Jeep Cherokee were also given five stars.

More information of all the cars tested is available on the Euro NCAP website.

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