Hyundai Verna is the first made in India Hyundai car to achieve full 5 stars

Hyundai Verna Global NCAP crash test is one of the final results in the Safer Cars for India campaign as Bharat NCAP is all set for crash tests of India made vehicles. The c-segment sedan has achieved full five stars in Adult Occupant Protection and Child Occupant Protection.

The latest generation Hyundai Verna is the first made in India Hyundai car to achieve full five stars in a crash test. It has scored 28.18 out of 34 for Adult Occupant Protection and 42 out of 49 for Child Occupant Protection.

Frontal impact comments from the test says the protection offered to the driver’s and passenger’s head and neck was good. Driver’s chest showed marginal protection and passenger’s chest showed good protection. Driver’s and passenger’s knees showed marginal protection as they can impact dangerous structures behind the fascia. Driver’s tibias showed
adequate protection and passenger’s tibias showed good and adequate protection.

Footwell area was rated as unstable. The bodyshell was rated as unstable and it is not capable of withstanding further loadings.

Side impact test says head, pelvis and abdomen showed good protection while chest showed adequate protection. Side pole impact test says curtain airbags are standard and meet the fitment requirements showing good protection to the head and pelvis, marginal protection to the chest and adequate protection to the abdomen.

ESC is fitted as standard and the performance shown in the test was acceptable according to Global NCAP’s latest requirements. SBR is standard in all seating positions but only meets the requirements in the front positions.

With the strong safety ratings of the new Verna, Hyundai expects to build more trust amongst Indian buyers in the safety department. Does the perception towards Hyundai change with these crash test results? Only time will tell.

Hyundai Verna Crash Test