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Mazda6 takes top safety rating in NCAP tests

Mazda6 takes top safety rating in NCAP tests

In an impressive performance in the Euro NCAP crash safety tests, the all-new Mazda6 claimed top scores and a five-star rating. 

The result has seen the vehicle named as one of the safest cars on British roads, demonstrating the success of the SKYACTIV-Body technology used in all Mazda6 models. The innovative technology acts as a shock absorber to keep the driver and passengers safe. 

Both the saloon and tourer versions of the vehicle scored top marks in all four of the Euro NCAP categories following a number of crash tests.

In the Adult Occupant category, the crash test saw the Mazda6 achieve a score of 33 points. The 92 per cent rating was far above the 80 per cent rating needed to claim five stars. 

For the safety assist features in the vehicle, the Mazda took seven points, which accounts for 81 per cent - with 65 per cent required for five stars.

Finally, in regards to pedestrian safety, the car achieved one of the best marks in Europe for safety over the course of this year.

Jeremy Thomson, managing director or Mazda UK, said: “While the all-new Mazda6 is more powerful and more fuel efficient than ever before, thanks to its SKYACTIV technology, it is also lighter and stronger, featuring ultra-high tensile steel and other innovations which reinforce the body’s structures and its passive safety performance. 

"This is underpinned by our range of driver-supporting active safety technology which helps prevent accidents in the first place and reduce their severity should one be unavoidable.”
 
It is the fourth Mazda vehicle to have achieved a five-star rating from NCAP since the scoring system was introduced in 2009.

In other news for Mazda, the manufacturer has scored a 94 per cent customer satisfaction rating, based on the service and repairs carried out on the vehicles by dealerships across the country. The results were confirmed by the Motor Codes rating.

Posted by Craig SalterADNFCR-3205-ID-801634084-ADNFCR