September 27, 2023


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New VW Amarok arrives with five-star security

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The subsequent technology Volkswagen Amarok has acquired a five-star security ranking from the Australasian New Automobile Evaluation Program (ANCAP) Security.

It’s as a result of arrive at dealerships in Could, priced from A$50,990 plus on-road prices.

Assessed in opposition to 2020-2022 standards, the ANCAP security ranking for the 2023 Amarok relies on testing of the intently associated Ford Ranger, mixed with extra frontal offset (MPDB) and facet influence assessments held on the Amarok.

The Volkswagen Amarok comes geared up as normal with twin frontal, facet chest-protecting and facet head-protecting curtain airbags, in addition to a driver and passenger knee airbag. A centre airbag which offers added safety to entrance seat occupants in facet influence crashes can be an ordinary providing.

A mixture of “Good” and “Enough” damage danger scores have been noticed throughout the vary of crash assessments that includes grownup dummies, with some areas of “Marginal” efficiency famous. 

“Good ranges of safety have been noticed for each little one dummies within the two Baby Occupant Safety crash assessments, and full factors have been scored for the safety of kids in these assessments. 

“New automobile consumers utilizing the Amarok to move younger youngsters ought to word, nevertheless, that the set up of kid restraints within the centre seat of the second row will not be advisable as a high tether anchorage will not be fitted on this place,” says ANCAP Security.

“As with the Ford Ranger and lots of different utilities and huge SUVs, the Amarok was proven to pose an elevated danger to occupants of oncoming automobiles in a crash, and a 3.57 level ‘compatibility’ penalty was utilized.” 

ANCAP Security says the Volkswagen Amarok is fitted with a broad vary of collision avoidance programs able to responding to pedestrians, cyclists and different automobiles in ahead and turning situations. “Good scores have been awarded for the Amarok’s efficiency in emergency lane conserving, lane maintain help, car-to-car autonomous emergency braking (AEB) assessments, and car-to-cyclist AEB assessments. 

Automobile-to-pedestrian AEB check situations revealed an total “Enough” stage of efficiency.

“The twin cab ute section is at all times very aggressive, and this five-star ranking now elevates the VW Amarok consistent with its up to date friends,” says ANCAP chief govt Carla Hoorweg.

Click on here for extra on the Amarok’s security efficiency.

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