Euro NCAP awards five-star rating to Chevrolet Trax

Article by Anita Panait, on May 30, 2013

The Chevrolet Trax small sports utility vehicle has earned a five-star rating from European New Car Assessment Program (Euro NCAP). The Trax is the seventh Chevrolet model to secure Euro NCAP's five-star rating, along with the Aveo, Volt, Cruze, Orlando, Malibu and Captiva. The Chevrolet Trax particularly scored an excellent 94 percent in the Adult Occupant category of the Euro NCAP safety tests.

The Trax also scored maximum points in the side barrier test, as it was able to provide passengers with good protection on all body regions. The Trax also gained good scores for frontal impact.

The small SUV was also able to give ample protection against whiplash injury thanks to adjustable seat and head restraints in case of a rear impact. The vehicle likewise gained favorable results in the side impact test and child restraint installation in the Child Occupant category.

In the Pedestrian Safety category, Euro NCAP said that the Trax’s bumper provides good protection for pedestrians in all areas, giving the vehicle maximum points. In the Safety Assist category, the small SUV’s standard safety equipment like its Electronic Stability Control and speed limitation assistance all passed Euro NCAP’s test requirements.

Susan Docherty, President and Managing Director of Chevrolet and Cadillac Europe, remarked that the bold and rugged exterior design of the Trax suggests a high level of safety at first glimpse. She noted that one the main reasons why consumer buy SUVs is safety. She said Chevrolet is proud of the Trax’s five-star NCAP test result, which confirming what customers expect from the new small SUV.

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