New VW Amarok arrives with five-star security

The following technology Volkswagen Amarok has acquired a five-star security score 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 score for the 2023 Amarok is predicated on testing of the carefully associated Ford Ranger, mixed with further frontal offset (MPDB) and aspect impression exams held on the Amarok.

The Volkswagen Amarok comes geared up as commonplace with twin frontal, aspect chest-protecting and aspect head-protecting curtain airbags, in addition to a driver and passenger knee airbag. A centre airbag which gives added safety to entrance seat occupants in aspect impression crashes can be a regular providing.

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

“Good ranges of safety had been noticed for each baby dummies within the two Baby Occupant Safety crash exams, and full factors had been scored for the safety of youngsters in these exams. 

“New automobile patrons utilizing the Amarok to move younger youngsters ought to word, nonetheless, that the set up of kid restraints within the centre seat of the second row just isn’t really useful as a high tether anchorage just isn’t fitted on this place,” says ANCAP Security.

“As with the Ford Ranger and lots of different utilities and enormous SUVs, the Amarok was proven to pose an elevated danger to occupants of oncoming autos 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 autos in ahead and turning situations. “Good scores had been awarded for the Amarok’s efficiency in emergency lane preserving, lane preserve help, car-to-car autonomous emergency braking (AEB) exams, and car-to-cyclist AEB exams. 

Automobile-to-pedestrian AEB take a look at situations revealed an general “Enough” degree of efficiency.

“The twin cab ute phase is at all times very aggressive, and this five-star score now elevates the VW Amarok according to its up to date friends,” says ANCAP chief government Carla Hoorweg.

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