EuroNCAP has just published the list of the safest cars you can buy in their respective categories. After hardening tests this past year, the agency responsible for analyzing the safety of new cars coming to market has compiled vehicles that have obtained a higher score in each category. A year, the consortium Euro NCAP has released the list of the safest cars of 2014, which includes the models that best score obtained in traditional crash tests. These tests measure the effectiveness of passive safety of -those vehicle that reduce the consequences of an accident occupants vehicle- and increasingly, technologies driving assistance.

According to Euro NCAP tests, the safest major market segments in 2014 models are:

1. Skoda Fabia (supermini)
2. VW Golf Sportvan (minivan)
3. Nissan Qashqai (small family)
4. Mercedes Benz C Class (sedan)
5. Land Rover Discovery Sport (SUV, SUV)

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They have achieved the five-star Euro NCAP, with the highest score in its category. In RACC Practical information, please consult the detailed scores and videos of the crash test each model. We advanced video crash tests of the new Land Rover Discovery Sport, one of the models with best average score.

Year after year, the Euro NCAP test testing harden and add new requirements to demand greater effort to manufacturers. In 2014 new requirements for Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) were included and put more emphasis on driver assistance systems.

This constant demand for improvement to manufacturers, Euro NCAP warning about the growing gap between the level of security of small models adjusted price and top models and complete equipment. As an example, he cites the differences between the supermini category and saloon: between 13 supermini analyzed in 2014, Skoda Fabia won only five stars; between saloons, achieved the highest score four models analyzed.

Euro NCAP consultation is a source of reference for drivers, especially given the growing importance given to safety when buying a new vehicle. For further information and answer questions, the car sales service RACC offers expert advice and help you get the best price and the best financing terms.

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EuroNCAP has just published the list of the safest cars you can buy in their respective categories. After hardening tests this past year, the agency responsible for analyzing the safety of new cars coming to market has compiled vehicles that have obtained a higher score in each category. A...