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Five stars in Euro NCAP crash tests for new Volkswagen Multivan

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ new Multivan has received the highest rating of five stars in the Euro NCAP (European New Car Assessment Programme) from its scores in the categories of crash safety and the function of the assistance systems.

Introduced last year, the new Multivan MPV produced in Hannover scored very well in terms of crash safety and assistance systems with an overall mark for impact protection that indicates the vehicle is well equipped with extensive, practical crash avoidance technology.

The new Multivan is equipped as standard with a driver airbag, a front-seat passenger airbag, a centre airbag and side airbags in the cockpit, plus curtain airbags all the way back to the third row of seats. As a result of the combination of the airbags with the corresponding layout of the body structure, the redesigned business and family MPV achieves 90 per cent of the maximum possible rating points for adult occupant protection. In the category child safety, an important category for any MPV, the numerous options for fitting child seats were also assessed. In this category the new Multivan achieves a result of 89 per cent.

In addition to occupant protection and the protection of unprotected road users, Euro NCAP also places great importance on accident avoidance. As the new Multivan features over 25 driver assist systems, which likewise succeeded in the tests in impressing the testers, 87 per cent of the possible ratings points were achieved in the ‘Safety Assist’ ranking.

Details of the test results can be found at www.euroncap.com.