India-bound 2015 Ford Everest (2015 Ford Endeavour) gets 5-star crash test score – IAB Report

Posted on: Oct 26, 2015 - 5:09pm IST

Overall score is 35.98 out of 37.

The 2015 Ford Everest, that will launch in India as the 2015 Ford Endeavour late this year or early next year, has received a five-star safety rating, with an overall score of 35.98 out of 37 in the ANCAP (Australasian New Car Assessment Program) crash test.

Ford Everest ANCAP crash test
The Ford Everest gets a frontal offset score of 15.38 out of 16, a side impact score of 16 out of 16, and a pole test score of 2 out of 2, from the ANCAP.

The report concludes that the car, a Ford Everest Trend 4×4 Auto variant with a 3.2-litre five-cylinder turbodiesel engine and weighing 2,370 kg, has acceptable pedestrian protection, and a good whiplash protection. The frontal offset score is 15.38 out of 16, the side impact score is 16.00 out of 16, and the pole test score is 2.0 out of 2.

The ANCAP report says, “the passenger compartment held its shape well in the offset test. Pedal and steering wheel displacements were well controlled. Driver and passenger contact with the airbags was stable. All doors remained closed during the crash. After the crash all doors could be opened with normal effort.”

The Ford Everest is equipped with the following safety features on all variants:

  • Seat belts (three-point) for all forward-facing seats
  • Seat belt pretensioners (front)
  • Intelligent seat belt reminder (driver, front passenger, 2nd row seats)
  • Airbag – Front (driver, passenger)
  • Airbag – Side, chest protection (front seats)
  • Airbag – Side, head protection (front seats, 2nd row seats, 3rd row seats)
  • Airbag – Knee (driver)
  • Antilock braking system (ABS)
  • Automatic emergency call (e-call)
  • Automatic headlights
  • Electronic brake-force distribution (EBD)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Emergency brake assist (EBA)
  • Emergency stop signal
  • Hill launch assist
  • Reversing collision avoidance
  • Roll stability system
  • Rollover warning
  • Speed assist system (driver-set speed limiter)
  • Trailer stability control
  • Head restraints for all seats

The following features are offered on the mid- or high-end variants of the Ford Everest:

  • Smart key
  • Automatic high beam
  • Lane support system (LSS)
  • Blind spot monitoring
  • Daytime running lights (DRL)
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Attention assist (fatigue detection)
  • Adaptive cruise control (ACC)

Ford Everest ANCAP Crash Test – Video

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