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New Skoda Fabia won five stars in the Euro NCAP tests

New Skoda Fabia won in the independent Euro NCAP best possible rating of five stars. Excellent result confirms the high level of safety of a new small car Skoda brand, which will be presented in the coming days on the first European markets. Euro NCAP rating is based on test results in the areas of adult occupant protection and child protection, pedestrian protection and supporting safety systems.

"In developing a new-generation Škoda Fabia has been our goal to bring the small car segment superior security," says a member of the Board of Directors of Škoda Auto Technical Development Dr. Frank Welsch. "The maximum possible rating of five stars in the form of achieving this goal was also confirmed by independent experts. This result proves that the new Skoda Fabia is one of the safest small cars on the market, "adds Dr. Welsch.

New Skoda Fabia received the best rating of five stars in all categories evaluated (adult occupant protection, child safety, safety assistance systems and pedestrian protection). Very good stability was evaluated especially the cockpit. When evaluating the safety of children has reached new Škoda Fabia maximum number of points for the protection of children aged 18 months and got very good reviews and for the protection of three year old children.

New Skoda Fabia scores with its advanced safety systems, which have recently been subject to more vehicles from higher segments. Premiered in the Škoda Fabia such as optional Front Assistant with the emergency brake function. The system uses radar constantly monitors the distance to the vehicle ahead and intervene if it evaluates as insufficient. The system has four levels of intensity from warning to full braking. For the first time in the Fabia also appeared multicollision brake, which is part of the standard-fit electronic stabilizing system ESC. Multicollision brake reduces the risk of collision after another crash.

Driver Activity Assistant warns of impending driver fatigue
and the Fabia is available for the first time. Other security, respectively. assistance systems on board as the speed limiter (speed limiter), assistant to start up the hill Hill Hold Control and check tire pressure.

For maximum protection in the event of an accident in the new Škoda Fabia take care of perfectly matched components of safety equipment. The crew in the event of a collision protects up to six airbags - front, side and curtain - in combination with five three-point seatbelts. High body rigidity and appropriately designed crumple zones are the basis of a high level of passive safety.

Euro NCAP (European New Car Assessment Programme) is an independent consortium of European transport ministries, automobile clubs, insurers and consumer protection organizations. Euro NCAP safety tests carried out new types of vehicles and evaluate their safety.

Source: tz

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