Mahindra XUV700 Scores A 5-Star Rating in Global NCAP Crash Test
Mahindra XUV700 has managed to score a full 5-star rating for adult safety in the Global NCAP crash test. This makes it the second Mahindra car after the XUV300 to score a 5-star rating. XUV700 scored a 4-star rating for child occupants safety.
The XUV700 scored 16.03 points out of 17 points for adult safety and 41.66 out of 49 points for child occupants safety. The adult safety score of the XUV700 lags behind that of the Tata Punch, Altroz, Nexon and Mahindra XUV300. However, the XUV700’s child safety score is the best ever for any made-in-India car. The Thar and Punch are the only other cars with a child safety score of more than 40 out of 49.
The test reports that the car offered good protection to the driver and front passenger’s head, neck, chest and knees. The bodyshell and footwell area was rated stable.
Here’s how XUV700 competes with other cars in terms of safety rating:
The XUV700’s ADAS features like automatic emergency braking, forward collision warning, lane departure warning, lane keep assist and a 360-degree camera are the other features that will also help the car avoid a crash in the first place. However, it’s good to know that even the lower variants without these features will do well in the event of a crash. The GNCAP tested variant was one of the more affordable ones without the ADAS features.
Here’s our video review of the XUV700: