The 2018 Mazda6 has been awarded the utmost 5 star score by Euro NCAP in its newest sequence of checks. That is the primary Mazda to realize an total 5 star score underneath the brand new, extra stringent 2018 Euro NCAP crashworthiness rankings.
Key to the brand new Mazda6’s success is a rise within the rigidity of its impact-absorbing but light-weight SKYACTIV-Physique structure, a fair wider vary of superior i-ACTIVSENSE security applied sciences to assist drivers determine potential dangers and cut back the chance of injury or harm, and an improved pedestrian safety efficiency.
Of the 4 check classes concerned within the Euro NCAP rankings – Grownup Occupant, Baby Occupant, Weak Street Consumer (pedestrian security) and Security Help, the brand new Mazda6 bettered or equalled three out of 4 scores achieved by its predecessor in 2013.
The brand new Mazda6’s Grownup Occupation rating improved by three% to an distinctive 95%, with most factors scored for frontal impacts with a stationary automotive, and each aspect barrier and aspect pole impacts. The Baby Occupant rating rose by a major 14% to 91%, with most factors scored in each frontal and lateral impression classes. A creditable 66% in Weak Street Consumer (pedestrian security) matches that of the outgoing mannequin, with the brand new Mazda6 scoring a formidable 73% within the Security Help class.
Constructing on an already substantial unfold of i-ACTIVSENSE security options, the 2018 Mazda6 options an up to date Mazda Cruise Management (MRCC), an improved Adaptive LED Headlights (ALH) array, an Clever Pace Help (ISA) system, Mazda’s auto-hold operate and a 360° View Monitor. Pedestrian safety efficiency has additionally been enhanced by the adoption of an energetic bonnet design.
Superior driving dynamics additionally contribute to the brand new Mazda6’s 5 star Euro NCAP achievement, within the type of its linear, responsive and predictable acceleration, braking, dealing with and steering. By making the automotive simpler to drive safely, such attributes additional cut back the potential for accidents with out compromising Mazda’s conventional fun-to-drive character.