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    Default And everyone thought the Hardbody scored badly in NCAP testing!

    This shows that even new, European cars do badly.
    Actually shocking to see the Panda scoring zero!
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/ca...ash-tests.html
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    Default Re: And everyone thought the Hardbody scored badly in NCAP testing!

    Seems it failed mostly due to the lack of idiot warnings.
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    Default Re: And everyone thought the Hardbody scored badly in NCAP testing!

    even beaten by a Tata Bolt then.
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    Default Re: And everyone thought the Hardbody scored badly in NCAP testing!

    Michiel van Ratingen from Euro NCAP said: 'It is truly disappointing to see a brand-new car being put on sale in 2018 with no autonomous braking system and no lane assistance.
    We are obviously not on the same page here... I'm quite happy to keep my hands on the steering wheel... and brake when necessary...

    I suppose those who make their purchase based on NCAP and CO2 emissions are free to do so...

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    Default Re: And everyone thought the Hardbody scored badly in NCAP testing!

    Quote Originally Posted by Quiksilver View Post
    Seems it failed mostly due to the lack of idiot warnings.
    Well this is why I posted this. Much was made of the Hardbody's score, but looking at the criteria, its not always the actual crash safety which determines the outcome. Some points are deducted for what has my opinion got nothing to do with how safe you will be in a crash.
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    Default Re: And everyone thought the Hardbody scored badly in NCAP testing!

    Quote Originally Posted by Quiksilver View Post
    Seems it failed mostly due to the lack of idiot warnings.
    It scored the lowest ever in Child safety with a 16% safety rating compared to an average rating of 79% across all the other cars. It is terrifying to see that an accident with a child in the car is likely to result in the child sustaining bad head injuries.

    If you watch the videos of the crashes you will see the occupants banging heads n the side impact as the seatbelts do not hold the occupants very securely.

    Without eh idiot warnings a car can comfortably earn 3 stars. Below 3 stars needs you to check where the failure is but even with your hands on the wheel an accident in this car will leave you as the driver badly injured and with children that are either dead or have permanent brain damage.

    It is easy to write these tests off but a bad report requires examining the results. The tests are valid and having analysed the results I would rather my family was never in a Panda.

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