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Hyundai Venue: 4-star ANCAP rating expected
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20th Sep 2019
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Hyundai Venue: 4-star ANCAP rating expected

Hyundai Australia has indicated it is "not expecting a five-star ANCAP rating" for its all-new 2020 Venue crossover, when the independent crash-testing firm conducts an anticipated full local test in the coming months.
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James Wong
2019 Toyota HiLux gets AEB across the range
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24th Jun 2019
2 min read

2019 Toyota HiLux gets AEB across the range

Australia's best-selling car has been given a significant safety upgrade. Toyota has made autonomous emergency braking standard across the HiLux range, bringing it into line with the Ford Ranger, Mercedes-Benz X-Class, Ssangyong Musso and Mitsubishi Triton.
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Scott Collie
ANCAP: Mazda 3, Evoque, RAV4, Touareg, UX get 5 star ratings
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22nd May 2019
2 min read

ANCAP: Mazda 3, Evoque, RAV4, Touareg, UX get 5 star ratings

Independent crash testing firm, ANCAP, has released its latest round of safety scores this week, with several new models getting the full five stars. Among these were the Lexus UX, Mazda 3, Range Rover Evoque, Toyota RAV4 and Volkswagen Touareg. While all these vehicles wear an 2019-stamped five-star ANCAP safety rating, it's worth noting that the actual testing was carried out by European sister arm, Euro, using European-spec vehicles that were left-hand drive (except for the Range Rover).
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James Wong
2019 Toyota Corolla scores five-star ANCAP rating
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22nd Aug 2018
2 min read

2019 Toyota Corolla scores five-star ANCAP rating

The new-generation Toyota Corolla has been awarded a five-star safety rating by independent crash-testing authority ANCAP. Australia's most popular passenger car scored 96 per cent for adult occupant protection, 83 per cent for child occupant protection, 86 per cent for vulnerable road user protection and 76 per cent for safety assist.
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Scott Collie
Alfa Romeo Stelvio gets five-star ANCAP rating
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21st May 2018
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Alfa Romeo Stelvio gets five-star ANCAP rating

ANCAP has released its latest set of safety ratings this week, with the Alfa Romeo Stelvio scoring top marks, while the Citroen C3 scored a disappointing four stars. Based on tests conducted by sister agency, Euro NCAP, the Stelvio scored an impressive 97 per cent for adult occupant protection – just shy of the related Giulia sedan's record 98 per cent score. The five-star rating applies to all 2.0-litre and 2.2-litre versions of the Stelvio.
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James Wong