Safest new cars of 2019 revealed by Euro NCAP


2019 was a bumper year for car safety, and Euro NCAP has highlighted the pick of the bunch for its "Best in Class" awards.
The best and worst cars for child safety in 2019 Subaru Forester Euro NCAP crash test

The best and worst cars for child safety


Several new cars have been awarded a five Euro NCAP safety rating in 2019. But which motors are the best when it comes to child protection?

Golf gets five stars for safety, but door opened


The new Volkswagen Golf has earned top marks for safety by Euro NCAP, even though one of its doors opened during crash tests.
2020 Volkswagen Sharan crash test Euro NCAP December 2019

VW Sharan door falls off in Euro NCAP crash test


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.

The Volvo XC90 is the safest car on the road


For as long as most drivers can remember, when it comes to choosing a safe car, Volvos come highly recommended by family and friends - and many h
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...