Earlier within the day, we introduced you information about International NCAP’s crash take a look at outcomes of the Renault Lodgy. The outcomes in fact weren’t encouraging. The Lodgy scored zero stars within the crash take a look at. As with each different automobile examined by International NCAP, the Lodgy was examined at 64 kmph within the frontal offset crash take a look at and showcased very poor outcomes. The Lodgy MPV that was examined didn’t have airbags nor did it supply baby security programs like ISOFIX. At the moment on sale in India, the Lodgy additionally doesn’t have ABS as customary. NCAP has additionally rated the physique shell of the Lodgy as unstable.
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Renault India put out an announcement saying “All Renault merchandise meet and exceed the laws set by ARAI. Renault has taken nice strides in automobile security. The corporate shares the aim of enhancing street security worldwide, together with the adoption of sturdy automobile security requirements.”
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Grownup crash security was rated at zero stars for the Renault Lodgy whereas baby security within the rear seat was rated at two stars. Driver safety, particularly for the pinnacle has been rated as poor primarily because of the influence that the drivers head had with the steering wheel because of the lack of an airbag. Compared, passenger score for the Lodgy for head influence was rated good. The dearth of even a driver’s facet airbag has meant that the opposite rankings like chest or knee safety have been additionally poor or marginal.
The corporate reacted to the crash take a look at score saying, “The assessments by International NCAP are performed at speeds which are larger than these prescribed by the regulatory authorities, not solely in India but in addition in developed markets. The outcomes of International NCAP must be seen in that perspective.”
The corporate, nevertheless made it clear that it’s preparing for the long run norms that can come into impact into India by April 2020. It stated “Our merchandise are ARAI licensed, which is the present mandate in India. As India is progressively transferring in direction of worldwide security and emission norms by together with extra strong laws, Renault shall be prepared for the upcoming security laws and BS VI norms.”