Jeep Wrangler JL bombs Euro NCAP crash tests with 1-star result
08 December, 2018, 02:09 | Author: Regina Silva
The Jeep Wrangler is an all-new vehicle, a fresh introduction this year. 2018 Jeep Wrangler is now being launched in many countries around the world and India is also expecting the arrival of this Iconic SUV in its latest avatar.
The Euro NCAP, who is responsible for evaluating the safety of new vehicles and performing crash tests, released the disappointing findings for the all-new Jeep Wrangler due to the lack of modern safety systems that most vehicles are equipped with nowadays. Amidst promising to be brand new in every sense, the Wrangler only offers driver set speed limiter, seatbelt reminder, driver airbag, passenger airbags, side chest and head airbags. In fact, the lane-keep assist and emergency braking are not standard on the Euro-spec new Jeep Wrangler.
Michiel van Ratingen, secretary general, Euro Ncap stated, "It is truly disappointing to see a brand-new vehicle being put on sale in 2018 with no autonomous braking system and no lane assistance. It is high time we saw a product from the Fiat-Chrysler group offering safety to rival its competitors", said Michiel van Ratingen, secretary general, Euro NCAP.
They said the join between the A-pillar and trans-fascia beam had been damaged in such a way that indicated it would not be able to withstand higher loads. Another part of the report talked about how the deformation of the footwell showed the limit of the structure's integrity.
They now track a vehicle's safety systems based on its performance in four main areas: adult occupant protection for driver and passenger, child occupant protection, vulnerable road users protection, and safety assist.
As for safety assist, it managed to only score one point, or 7% of the total, its only feature to score points being a seatbelt reminder.
The 2018 Jeep Wrangler scored the highest points in the side barrier test
The Fiat Panda light hatchback, which is not sold in Australia, dates from 2011 when it received four stars from Euro NCAP under the rules at that time.
The Euro NCAP testing procedure has changed dramatically over the past few years, with a major overhaul being introduced at the beginning of 2018, one that made the current testing procedure the toughest one in the history of the organization. The test vehicle wasn't fitted with AEB.
It draws parallels to the two-star score achieved by the Ford Mustang in early 2017, which scored poorly in the area of rear occupant protection.
The BMW X5 also suffered from airbag problems, the driver knee airbag not deploying correctly in the frontal offset test and providing little additional protection to the driver's legs.
In the latest frontal crash testing, the best chest protection rating - for the front passenger in the offset test - was adequate, while the worst was a poor rating for the rear passenger in the full frontal impact test.
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