Safety must be the first feature to look for in a car while buying it. Technologies have evolved hugely. Automakers and engineers have discovered and implemented several safety measures to ensure safety in a vehicle while manufacturing it. So why to waste this innovation !! That can save you even from serious misfortunes. A car is rated safe based on the norms and measures of NCAP (New Car Assessment Program). NCAP is a program that conducts crash tests of new cars to examine their toughness and working of the safety features and rate them with stars, the highest rating is 5-star. Here are the top NCAP rated cars that ensure you maximum safety and are equipped with quality safety features and specifications:
1. Mahindra XUV 300
At the recent Global NCAP crash test, Mahindra XUV 300 scored 5-stars safety rating. This made XUV 300 the safest car of India which got 5 stars in adult protection and 4 stars in child protection. Apart from a tough body, XUV is also equipped with awesome safety features. The top model comes with 7 airbags! well doesn’t matter even the 2 airbags variant of XUV got 5 stars, it states how accurately the company has concentrated on safety. XUV 300 has other surprising safety features too like, Electronic Stability Program (ESP), ISOFIX mounts that guarantees even the child safety, all 4 disk brakes, ABS, heated ORVMs, Hill-start assist, front parking sensors and rear parking camera. Currently being the best car in safety aspects in the market.
2. Tata Nexon
Tata Nexon is a masterpiece created by Tata. Nexon was the first made in India car to score 5 stars safety rating in the Global NCAP crash test. Its body is so reliable and tough and safety features work so accurately that there are very minimal chances of passengers getting affected by a stroke or jerk in an accident. It scored 3 stars in child protection that is why XUV 300 went one step ahead of it. Electronic traction control, emergency brake assist, brake disc wiping, ISOFIX mounts, dual airbags, reverse parking assist camera, and hill hold assist are the best safety features offered in Tata Nexon. The new model of Tata Nexon even got more stylish in look with the same promising safety features. Surely a perfect buy in this range.
3. Tata Altros
Tata gained a solid trust of the audience by making a car like Nexon, after its success Tata created one more piece of excellent engineering, the Tata Altros. Fully focused on safety! Altros has a stylish look but still is totally a safety-oriented car and even the manufacturers emphasized moreover safety than anything else. It is the first premium hatchback car to receive a 5 star in Global NCAP crash test rating. Making a 5-star safety assured hatchback was an outstanding idea so that even the customers with low budgets can afford a safety assured car. It secured 3 stars in child protection. Few features that Altroz is equipped with are, ABS, dual front airbags, ISOFIX mounts, voice alerts, parking assistance, height-adjustable seat belts, fog lamps, reverse parking camera and front and side-impact beams which absorb the shock at the time of the crash. Best hatchback in safety.
4. Tata Tigor
One more safety-oriented output of Tata motors engineering. With Tata Tigor the company has one safety vehicle in all the three segments SUV, hatchback and sedan. Tigor is a compact sedan from Tata with amazing safety features such as corner stability control, ABS, dual front airbag, rear camera and parking sensors, speed-sensitive auto door locking, brake assist, front and side-impact beams and force limiter seat belts. Tigor is equipped with very crucial safety features but isn’t a 5 star rated car. At Global NCAP crash test Tigor scored 4 stars in adult protection and 3 stars in child protection. There are just three 5 stars safety rated cars in India that we just discussed above but Tigor is the safest compact sedan in the respective segment.
5. Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza
Vitara Brezza is also a good option to go for in the respective range. Mostly Maruti Suzuki cars are not much safety-oriented as they are more focused to be reasonable for the Indian audience. But Vitara Brezza holds a name to be comparatively tough and reliable car than other cars in the company. Brezza has been awarded 4 stars at Global NCAP crash test, 4 stars in adult protection and 2 stars in child protection. Some of the special safety features offered in Brezza are hill hold assist, dual airbags, reverse parking camera and sensors, high-speed warning alert, seat belt reminder. It is overall an adequate quality of car fulfilled with other features too. It cannot be stated as excellent in safety but can be preferred as a safety car option.