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Electric Mazda MX-30 gains 5 star Euro NCAP rating

Electric Mazda MX-30 gains 5 star Euro NCAP rating

The all-electric Mazda MX-30 has been awarded the maximum five-star rating by Euro NCAP in its latest series of tests, with 91% and 87% scores in its respective adult and child occupancy categories. 91% is the best Adult Occupant Protection result yet registered amongst all vehicles tested in the latest 2020 Euro NCAP ratings.

The MX-30 is the first Mazda to achieve an overall five-star rating under the new, more stringent 2020 Euro NCAP crashworthiness ratings. The 2020 ratings introduce new tests to address some longstanding needs in occupant protection and improved post-crash protection, and to promote the latest advanced driver assistance technology.

The Mazda MX-30 performed impressively in all four Euro NCAP test categories: Adult Occupant - 91%, Child Occupant - 87%, Vulnerable Road User (pedestrian safety) - 68% and Safety Assist - 73%. The rating is a result of three key factors: the adoption of the very latest Skyactiv-Vehicle Architecture, which features a high-rigidity, impact-absorbing yet lightweight bodyshell; a wide range of advanced i-Activsense safety technologies which help drivers identify potential risks and reduce the likelihood of damage or injury; and high standards of pedestrian protection performance.

A stand out design element of the all-electric small family car is its Freestyle doors. This, however, doesn’t adversely affect safety. Committed to a future society free of car accidents, Mazda works continuously to advance safety performance under the Mazda Proactive Safety philosophy. The driving dynamics achieved as a result of Mazda’s Skyactiv Technology also contribute to the new Mazda MX-30's five-star Euro NCAP arating, delivering an intuitive, enjoyable, all-electric driving experience. By making the car easier to drive safely, the technologies reduce the potential for accidents without compromising Mazda's traditional fun-to-drive character.

Carzone - 16-Nov-2020