GNCAP crash examined the Mahindra XUV700 again in November 2021, and the SUV was rated 5 stars for grownup occupant safety and 4 stars for little one occupant safety with one of the very best mixed occupant security scores of any automotive examined within the #SaferCarsForIndia marketing campaign.
Mahindra voluntarily submitted the XUV700 for additional testing, with the mannequin assembly each pedestrian safety and Electronic Stability Control (ESC) necessities. This has helped Mahindra obtain its second Global NCAP ‘Safer Choice’ Award, this time for the XUV700. The first time Mahindra obtained this award was for the XUV300 again in February 2020.
As per Global NCAP, a automotive should meet some particular necessities to qualify for the coveted award, which embody –
1. The mannequin should obtain a 5-star rating for Adult Occupant Protection in accordance with the most recent model of the Global NCAP New Market Test protocol.
2. The mannequin should obtain not less than a 4-star lead to Child Occupant Protection in accordance with newest model of the Global NCAP New Market Test protocol.
3. The mannequin should provide Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and meet efficiency necessities in accordance to United Nations Regulations UN13H, UN140 or GTR9. Where non-obligatory, ESC should be obtainable on all of the mannequin variants, offered individually with none ‘bundling’ with different options, and as from 2 years onwards should be an ordinary match to not less than 20% of the gross sales quantity within the nation.
4. The mannequin should meet Pedestrian Protection necessities in accordance to United Nations Regulations UN127 or GTR9. which should be validated on market items at a Global NCAP designated testing laboratory.
5. Conformity with all these necessities should be validated at a Global NCAP designated laboratory and by the availability of kind approval certificates the place relevant.
David Ward, President of the Towards Zero Foundation mentioned, “As our current test protocols come to an end I am pleased to see the continuing safety commitment from Indian automakers like Mahindra, achieving their second ‘Safer Choice’ Award. The evolution of our testing requirements under the new protocols which come into effect from next month are intended to take the progress we have seen over the last eight years to the next level.”
The security options on provide with the Mahindra XUV700 embody 7 airbags, Electronic Stability Program (ESP), Autonomous Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) like Front Collision Warning, Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Assist, Lane Departure Warning, Driver Drowsiness Detection, 360-diploma encompass-view system, Blind View Monitoring, digital parking brake, tyre stress monitoring system, and so forth.