Whereas the zero Star Automotive continues to be a tragic actuality in India as we've seen just lately with the Renault Lodgy, Europe as a rule has vehicles that scores the next four or 5 star security ranking throughout the board. Which is why a zero Star rated automotive is most definitely one thing to report about, regardless that the automotive in query isn't actually related to India on the whole. The 2018 Fiat Panda, one of the vital fashionable choices from the Italian automaker and in addition it is least expensive hatchback has scored a dismal zero star ranking within the latest set of exams performed by the Euro NCAP. The rating on the Fiat Panda is likely one of the lowest ever seen.
In contrast to International NCAP that exams vehicles which are made in India too, the Euro NCAP exams have much more parameters. The automotive goes by the same old frontal offset crash take a look at as for the Indian vehicles but additionally has a facet influence, a full frontal take a look at and a number of other pedestrian exams too. Whereas the Panda's compartment remained secure for the frontal offset take a look at, the readings on the take a look at dummy showcased weak chest compression. The take a look at outcomes additionally showcased that the knee and the femur safety was good however whereas subjected to a full frontal take a look at, dummy readings indicated weak safety of the pinnacle and neck.
Commenting on the outcomes, Michiel van Ratingen, Common Secretary, Euro NCAP stated, "It's really disappointing to see a brand-new automotive being placed on sale in 2018 with no autonomous braking system and no lane help. It's excessive time we noticed a product from the FIAT-Chrysler group providing security to rival its rivals."
The Fiat Panda additionally scores actually poorly when it comes to kids security as exams for numerous ages showcased poor readings to the pinnacle and different components of the physique. Euro NCAP additionally exams automotive seats in particular for whiplash safety. Exams on the entrance seats and head restraints showcased marginal safety towards whiplash accidents within the occasion of a rear finish collision and the rear seats particularly indicated poor whiplash safety. The Panda additionally scored decrease because it doesn't get any automated emergency braking programs or AED.