The Mahindra Scorpio-N has achieved a 5-star rating in the new round of Global NCAP crash tests. In which new security testing protocols have been implemented. Global NCAP has stated that the Mahindra Scorpio-N has scored 29.25 out of 34 overall in the adult occupant protection test, earning it a 5-star rating. In the child occupant protection segment, the SUV has scored 28.93 out of 49, earning it a 3-star rating.
The head and neck protection for the driver and front passenger of the Scorpio N has been rated by GNCAP as good. While the chest protection for the driver and front passenger has been given a modest rating. The crash test also revealed that the Scorpio-N performed well in the barrier-to-side impact test.
The Mahindra Scorpio-N SUV scored 16 out of 17 points in the side impact test. Global NCAP said this Mahindra SUV got an ‘OK’ rating for the side pole impact test. However, chest protection for the occupants inside the car received a ‘weak’ rating. The test results revealed that the bodyshell and footwell area of the SUV is stable. Along with this, the footwell area is capable of withstanding the load.
Speaking about the crash test results of the car, Alejandro Furnas, Secretary General of Global NCAP, congratulated Mahindra on securing a 5-star rating for the SUV. “Global NCAP congratulates Mahindra for its continued commitment to safety, achieving a 5-star rating for adult occupant protection under our new, more stringent crash test protocol,” he added.
David Ward, executive chairman of the Towards Zero Foundation, said Mahindra demonstrated its commitment to improving vehicle safety performance. He added, “Indian manufacturers such as Mahindra have demonstrated their commitment to improving vehicle safety performance. This is welcome, and we look forward to maintaining this good momentum when India passes the NCAP next year.” it will be launched.”
Under the new Global NCAP safety protocol, a vehicle gets a 5-star safety rating only if it scores the ESC, pole side impact, pedestrian protection, and seat belt reminder essentials of GNCAP.