Here is the list of the safest cars on the market:
Toyota Corolla Cross: Midsize SUV and Gold Car
The Toyota Corolla Cross won in two categories: Medium SUV (which considers SUVs that measure from 4.50 to 4.70 meters); and in the Gold Car category. The latter was the last to be created, and evaluates the price-security ratio, La Nación specifies in its report.
The version that won the award was 2.0 XLI CVTwhich in December of last year was worth $3,674,000 in its zero kilometer version, and which reaches the Argentina imported from Brazil. obtained a safety index of 48.86 out of 100, with 19.10 out of 42 in active safety, 29.76 out of 58 in passive safety and 75.19 in safety price ratio. “It makes a difference in its segment because it has seven airbags (front, front side, curtain for both seats, knee for the driver)”indicated from CESVI.
It is not the first time that the Japanese automaker stars in the awards crash-test. In the 2020 edition he had won a double award with his boy model Yaris.
Nissan Kicks: Compact SUV
With one less airbag but several similarities to the Corolla Cross, the winner in the compact SUV category (from 4 to 4.49 meters) was the Nissan Kicks. The merit is double because the compact SUV is one of the most competitive segments of the local automotive market. Here, it achieved first place thanks to the price-to-safety index of the Sense MT version, which in December 2021 had an official list value of $2,981,500.
Also manufactured in Brazil, in the safety index it obtained 37.42 out of 100, and was rated 11.98 out of 42 in active safety, 25.44 out of 58 in passive safety and 79.69 in price-safety ratio. At the level of structural behavior, evaluating its response to impacts, it received four stars, out of five possible.
Haval H6: Large SUV
The Haval H6 became the first Chinese vehicle to win an award crash-test. Although she just landed in the local market, the H6 range is the Asian giant’s best-selling SUV family and is in fifth place in sales within the segment worldwide. The brand belongs to the automotive company Great Wall Motors, and its products arrive in the country imported by Great Cars, a company of the Car One Group.
Scored points on the price-to-safety index with its version Dignity L/21which in December 2021 had an official list value of $5,064,250. Among some of its outstanding details, it has an involuntary lane change warning and a frontal collision alert with autonomous emergency braking, which indicates that if there is no reaction from the driver, it takes charge of the matter and brakes alone. In high speed crash tests it received five stars, the highest rating.
Audi e-Tron: excellence in safety
In the only category that does not consider price, the Large SUV and 100% electric of the German brand reached a safety index of 86.39 out of 100. In active safety it got a score of 38.95 over 42 and 47.44 over 58.
They highlight your Adaptive Cruise Control, Autonomous Emergency Braking, Lane Change Assist, Exit Alert and Cross Traffic Detection. Like the H6, it scored five stars in high-impact tests.
The model has a mechanical system with 95 kWh lithium-ion batteries that feed two electric motors located one on each axle. It delivers 408 hp of power and a maximum torque of 664 Nm. Despite its 2,595 kilos, it accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.7 seconds..