South Korean automaker Hyundai launched the new Creta facelift and the Stargazer MPV in the Indonesian market earlier this year. Both models were recently subjected to safety crash tests by Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP). The Creta and the Stargazer were the first SUV and MPV models from Hyundai to be tested by the ASEAN NCAP. Its crash testing has been done under the new ASEAN NCAP 2021-2025 protocol.
The new Hyundai Creta has received a 5-star rating in the ASEAN NCAP crash test. On the other hand, Stargazer got a 4-star rating in the ASEAN NCAP assessment protocol. The thing to note here is that Global NCAP gave the Creta model sold in the Indian market a 3-star rating in the crash test.
The new Hyundai Creta has scored 34.72 points for adult protection, 15.56 points for child occupant protection and 14.08 points for safety assistance and 11.42 points for motorcyclist safety.
Safety Features of Hyundai Creta Facelift
The Creta used for the ASEAN NCAP test comes with 2 airbags. However, the top variants of the Creta SUV get 6 airbags. The SUV gets electronic stability control (ESC), an anti-lock braking system (ABS), a seatbelt reminder system, ISOFIX installation for child seats and protection for pedestrian passengers.
Apart from this, the new Creta also gets ADAS technology with features like automatic emergency braking; lane keeps assist, lane change alert, auto high beam and blind spot detection. In addition, the SUV also gets safety features like child presence detection and rear cross-traffic collision-avoidance assistance for the motorcycle as an optional fitment.
RCCA Safety Feature
Hyundai is offering RCCA technology in the Creta SUV. It is a technical fitment with motorcycle safety and child presence detection technology. RCCA is an additional safety technology that Hyundai has highlighted in the valuation. It can detect the presence of vehicles coming from the left or right while reversing at low speed. This technology will initially give warnings to alert the driver, but it will automatically help apply brakes when the risk of a collision increases.