Euro NCAP’s Best in Class Cars of 2012

Euro NCAP is announcing the 2012 top choices for safety and the recommended vehicles in their class.

In 2012, Euro NCAP published the results for 36 vehicles available on the European market. Eight five-star vehicles performed highly in each of the four individual marking criteria: adult occupant protection, child occupant protection, pedestrian protection and safety assist systems. The best in class of 2012, recommended for their outstanding safety performance are:

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Supermini

Renault Clio

1.0 base grade, LHD

  • ADULT OCCUPANT

  • CHILD OCCUPANT

  • PEDESTRIAN

  • SAFETY ASSIST
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  • Frontal Impact
  • Passenger
  • Pole
  • Whiplash

Small Family Car

Volvo City Safety

Volvo V40

1.6 diesel 'Kinetic', LHD

  • ADULT OCCUPANT

  • CHILD OCCUPANT

  • PEDESTRIAN

  • SAFETY ASSIST
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  • Frontal Impact
  • Driver
  • Child
  • Pole
  • ESC

Large Family Car

BMW Assist Advanced eCall

BMW 3 Series

BMW 320d, LHD

  • ADULT OCCUPANT

  • CHILD OCCUPANT

  • PEDESTRIAN

  • SAFETY ASSIST
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  • Frontal impact
  • Driver
  • Side impact
  • Pole impact
  • ESC

Small MPV

Ford SYNC Emergency Assistance 
Ford Active City Stop

Ford B-MAX

1.5 diesel 'Trend', LHD

  • ADULT OCCUPANT

  • CHILD OCCUPANT

  • PEDESTRIAN

  • SAFETY ASSIST
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  • Frontal Impact
  • Driver
  • Pole
  • Whiplash
  • Pedestrian Adult Headform
  • Pedestrian Lower

Small MPV

Fiat 500L

1.4 petrol 'Easy' 4×2, LHD

  • ADULT OCCUPANT

  • CHILD OCCUPANT

  • PEDESTRIAN

  • SAFETY ASSIST
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  • Frontal Impact
  • Side Impact
  • Pole Impact
  • Child

Small Off-Road 4x4

Ford SYNC Emergency Assistance

Ford Kuga

2.0 diesel 'Trend', LHD

  • ADULT OCCUPANT

  • CHILD OCCUPANT

  • PEDESTRIAN

  • SAFETY ASSIST
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  • Frontal Impact
  • Driver
  • Pole Impact

Large Off-Road 4x4

Hyundai Santa Fe

2.2 diesel, 5 seat 'Comfort', LHD

  • ADULT OCCUPANT

  • CHILD OCCUPANT

  • PEDESTRIAN

  • SAFETY ASSIST
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  • Frontal Impact
  • Side Impact
  • Pole Impact

Business and Family Vans

Ford Lane Keeping Alert
Ford SYNC Emergency Assistance

Ford Transit Custom

2.2 diesel 'Trend' Kombi, LHD

  • ADULT OCCUPANT

  • CHILD OCCUPANT

  • PEDESTRIAN

  • SAFETY ASSIST
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  • Frontal Impact
  • Passenger
  • Side Impact
  • Pole Impact