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EuroNCAP crash test: Debacle for Jeep Compass, Civic impressed

Two cars in the EuroNCAP crash test
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It's a resounding slap in the face for the revised Jeep Compass. The compact SUV was only able to score two stars in the EuroNCAP crash test under the new, tougher conditions in which the competitor BMW X1, which competes in the same class, has already presented a five-star rating. A very bitter pill for the Jeep Compass are the zero points in the pole crash. The test vehicle was even equipped with an optional side airbag (standard in Germany). In a side impact, however, the Compass was able to achieve full marks.

I ntogether, the Jeep Compass scored 22 points and a 61 percent rating for occupant protection. In terms of child safety, the Jeep scored 37 points and a 76 percent rating. Pedestrian protection, on the other hand, is modest. Eight points are only enough for a 23 percent rating. In terms of safety equipment, three points are enough for 43 percent.

Honda Civic at a high level of safety

The new Honda Civic secured a full five-star rating in the EuroNCAP crash test, which was not in any Discipline showed abnormalities. When it comes to occupant protection, the Civic has 34 points and 94 percent. When it comes to child safety, the testers recorded 41 points and 83 percent. In the pedestrian protection discipline, the Japanese got 25 points and 69 percent. The new Honda Civic finished the safety equipment evaluation with six points and 86 percent.


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