Tata Nexon has become the 1st Made in India car to pass the coveted 5-Star Crash Test ratings from Global NCAP.
Global NCAP is the internationally renowned safety accreditation body which becomes the ultimate certification in crash tests.
The made in India Nexon’s structural integrity and overall safety has been evaluated in Global NCAP crash test. The car has been tested for both front and side impacts. The combined evaluation of both the tests by Global NCAP have resulted in a full 5-stars rating, the highest adult occupant safety score of (16.06/17.00) amongst all the models tested across the Indian market. Nexon has also achieved an impressive 3-star rating for Child occupant safety. With this achievement, the Nexon is the first and only car in India to receive this rating.
The Tata Nexon is fully designed, engineered and made in India, this achievement puts India on the global map and is a precursor to Tata Motors’ active role in advancing vehicle safety technologies.
Speaking about this new achievement by the Nexon, Mr. Mayank Pareek, President – PVBU, Tata Motors, said, “The Indian car-buyers are increasingly rating safety as one of the topmost parameters while making a car purchase. We are elated to receive the highest ever safety rating from Global NCAP, for the Nexon. The Global NCAP results are a reflection of our commitment towards keeping Safety as the first priority. With these test results, the Nexon becomes the first car in the country to achieve a full 5-star adult safety rating and emerges as India’s Safest Car, in terms of crash safety”.
According to Mr. Rajendra Petkar – Chief Technology Officer, Tata Motors Limited – “Tata Motors has a legacy of making safe & durable vehicles and this’ Global NCAP result affirms that TML has the technology and commitment to make the best of global safety accessible to Indian customers. With Tata Nexon, we continue to take leadership role in vehicle safety. We are extremely happy to receive this certification from Global NCAP. This achievement is the result of the relentless hard work put in by our engineers who have gone into every minute details of form, joinery, profile, material using advanced digital simulation techniques and numerous safety related tests leveraging our decades of experience. We at Tata Motors believe in working persistently towards producing cars which are compliant for a safer tomorrow.”
Prior to this feat, the Nexon had been awarded a 4-star rating by Global NCAP in Aug’18.