VW Sharan awarded four-star safety rating … despite door falling off


The Volkswagen Sharan MPV has been awarded a commendable safety score by Euro NCAP, even though one of the car's doors fell off in crash tests.

The safest new cars of 2019 (updated)


2019 has been a stellar year for new car safety. Of the models that have been tested so far, only one hasn't been awarded the full five stars.
These are the 10 safest cars you can buy right now

These are the 10 safest cars you can buy right now


The UK car safety body Thatcham Research has revealed the 10 new cars on sale today that had the highest overall crash test scores in 2018.

Fiat Panda scores zero stars in crash test


The Fiat Panda Panda has been awarded one of the worst scores in Euro NCAP crash test history, with a zero-star safety rating.
Motorists warned of over-reliance on automated driver assist technologies

Motorists warned of reliance on driver assists


Thatcham Research and Euro NCAP have highlighted the risks of relying on driver aids, after tests showed the assists vary wildly from car to car.
Tesla Model 3 is the safest new car on sale today

Tesla Model 3 is the safest new car on sale today


Thanks to a perfect five-star safety rating, the Tesla Model 3 is the safest car to ever be assessed by crash testers in the United States.
Fiat Punto Euro NCAP zero star crash test safety issues

Fiat Punto: Euro NCAP’s first ever zero star car


European vehicle safety organisation Euro NCAP has issued its first ever rating of zero stars in its latest round of crash tests.
Euro NCAP crash test demonstrates the deadly safety of old cars

Euro NCAP demonstrates deadly weakness of old cars


A crash test comparing a modern Honda and a 20-year-old Rover reveals the deadly flaws of cars of yesteryear

Ford Mustang receives just two stars in crash test


Euro NCAP, the European body that assesses how safe new cars are, awarded the latest Mustang just two stars from a maximum of five
How to check how safe a car is using Euro NCAP crash test scores

How to check how safe a car is using Euro NCAP crash...


Before 1997, drivers were kept in the dark when it came to knowing how safe a car would be in the event of an accident. The only available guide was...
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Best in class: safest cars of 2015 revealed by Euro...


Volvo has lived up to its reputation for safety after its relaunched XC90 SUV emerged as the car with the best overall performance in Euro NCAP's...
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News: Euro NCAP announces crash test scores for Discovery...


Deliberately smashing their brand new Porsche, Land Rover or Mini into a wall is probably the last thing on car buyers’ minds, but that’s exactly...
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News: Tesla Model S electric car gets five star safety...


It's amazing what removing an engine – that big, heavy lump of metal – from between the front wheels will do for a car's crash safety rating...