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Nissan Terra ASEAN NCAP Crash Test

The Nissan Terra has passed the New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP) with flying colors as Nissan’s midsize SUV offering for the ASEAN market achieved an overall score of 83.17 points, making it eligible to receive the highly-coveted 5-Star rating. For the Adult Occupant Protection (AOP) …

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Suzuki Swift

Just over a month ago, we reported that the Global New Car Assessment Program (Global NCAP) gave the Indian-market Suzuki Swift manufactured by Maruti Suzuki a dismal 2-star rating, which is bad considering the vehicle tested was already fitted with double airbags and ISOFIX anchorages. In the same report, we …

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Global NCAP Nissan NP300 'Hardbody'

The Global New Car Assessment Program (Global NCAP), together with the Automobile Association (AA) South Africa, recently released the results of the second round of its #SaferCarsForAfrica crash test results and it’s worth noting that the Nissan NP300 ‘Hardbody’ scored the lowest rating–which is an alarming zero-star rating—“which result in …

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Suzuki Swift Global NCAP

The Global New Car Assessment Program (Global NCAP) has released the crash-test results of the Suzuki Swift made by Maruti Suzuki for the Indian market, and even fitted with double airbags and ISOFIX anchorages, the subcompact hatchback received a dismal 2-star rating out of a maximum of five for both …

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There are days where everything just doesn’t go according to your way. You might get splashed with water while walking under the rain; or you might have a flat tire on the way to work; or you might be rattled due to the other’s shortcomings. However, all of the mentioned …

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2018 Toyota Vios

Toyota Motor Philippines recently launched the all-new Toyota Vios, and if you’re looking to buy one, then you’ll be glad to know it’ll keep you and everyone in it safe as it scored a 5-Star rating during the series of tests conducted in the fourth quarter of 2017 by the …

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MG 3

The New Car Assessment Program for South East Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP) has released the results of the two car models it tested for the third quarter of 2018. Of the two models, one is sold in the Philippines, the MG 3 subcompact hatchback, and it received a paltry 2-Star …

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ASEAN NCAP Mitsubishi Xpander

The subcompact MPV segment is quickly becoming a competitive one; following the launch of the Honda BR-V in 2016 at the Philippine International Motor Show, it has now been joined by entries from its rival Japanese brands with the Mitsubishi Xpander being launched in March 2018 and the Toyota Rush …

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Toyota Rush

The New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asia (ASEAN NCAP) has recently released its crash test results for the second quarter of 2018, with the three tested models–the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid, Toyota C-HR, and Toyota Rush–all receiving the top 5-Star rating. The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid achieved an overall score of …

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ASEAN NCAP Mitsubishi Xpander

The New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP) recently released the results of its latest round of crash tests which featured two vehicle models that are relevant to the Philippine market: the Toyota Vios and the upcoming Mitsubishi Xpander, which Mitsubishi Motors Philippines is now accepting orders …

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Kia Optima

While the term “fake news” has seemingly permeated society from all corners of the globe, no thanks to satire news sites and its gullible readers, it seems it has affected the ASEAN automotive media as well after the New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP) came out …

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Honda CR-V

Here’s some good news if you’re planning to buy the all-new, fifth-generation Honda CR-V: it may be relatively new to the market–going on sale globally in December 2016 before finding its way to the ASEAN region in April 2017–yet Honda Motor Co., Ltd.‘s compact crossover has received the top 5-Star rating …

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The New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asia, otherwise known as the ASEAN NCAP, recently held its 7th ASEAN Automobile Safety Forum in Makati City recently, with invited gusts from both the public and private sectors giving the members of Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS), the proponent behind the ASEAN NCAP, and both …

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