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Crash tests - Škoda Superb has five stars

Mlada Boleslav automaker relies on safety. First, the new Skoda Octavia, Skoda Fabia and a new and ultimately flagship Skoda Superb. What are we talking? The gain five stars, ie the best rating Euro NCAP. It has today published the latest results of crash tests.

Skoda Superb We have prepared many standard passive safety features and active systems to protect crews. From passive safety features are front airbags for driver and front passenger, side airbags for chest area of the front row of seats (for the back row are included in the optional equipment) for both rows of seats are offered side curtain airbags and driver's knee airbag in addition. Both rows of seats are equipped with seatbelt tensioners and force limiters for improved occupant protection.

In practice, however, the crash tests, some gaps emerged. "In partial frontal collision was reported slightly reduced protection in the foot area of the driver and front passenger, and also in the area of the driver's chest. For more severe accident scenario, when the vehicle encounters an obstacle head-on, the driver in the chest area protected only average, passenger acceptably, "said Andrew Jánoška, ​​editor dTest.

At a high level of child safety crew. Full points were assessed 18-month child protection established in the seat located opposite direction. In tests with three-year child sitting in a car seat in a forward facing increased load was measured in the neck, so Superb highest rating by a few tenths of point reached. The rear seats are already adapted car seat homologated under the new directive i-Size.

List of active systems begins with a standard electronic stability control systems, and continues with a supplement autonomous emergency braking and keeping the vehicle in the lane. Superb but has "under the hood" and the other two systems, for which he won awards Rewards Advanced Euro NCAP. "The first is called multicollision brake that disaster can bring the car to stop or significantly slow down the subsequent potential impact to a minimum. The second is a system for minimizing the consequences of the accident or its prevention, noting that after the emergency maneuver prepare the vehicle and its restraints on the potential impact - for example, closes the side windows and roof or tightens seat belts, "says Andrew Jánoška.

The database crash tests on cars see the results Hyundai i20 and Fiat Panda.

Source: tz

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