- Maruti Swift scores 19.19 out of 34 points in Adult Occupancy Protection
- The results for S-Presso, Ignis and Scorpio-N were also announced.
Maruti Suzuki Swift earned a one-star rating in the latest round of Global NCAP crash tests. The luxury hatchback was among several other models, such as the S-Presso, Mahindra Scorpio-N and Ignis, which were also tested under updated protocols.
In terms of test results, Maruti Suzuki Swift scored 19.19 out of 34 points in work protection for adults, while it scored 16.68 out of 49 points in work protection for children. The model in question, with a curb weight of 1,079 kg, is equipped with dual airbags, ABS with EBD, seat belt reminder systems, Isofix child seat anchors, as well as seat belt pre-tensioners and load limiters. The hatchback body, which does not receive ESC as a standard feature, has been rated as unstable.
Speaking on the occasion, David Ward, President of the Towards Zero Foundation, said: “Once again, it is disappointing that Maruti Suzuki has failed to keep pace with the advances in safety that its competitors are making. At least for now, Indian government regulations are forcing the company to implement a minimum level of compliance.” Safety standards. But surely they should care enough about their customers to do a lot better than that.”