Volvo C40 Recharge earns 5-star Euro NCAP rating

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Volvo’s C40 Recharge has recently been awarded a five-star rating by the European New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). The Swedish automaker’s fully electric SUV joins its siblings in the Volvo Cars lineup as one of the safest cars on the road today.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • What were the categories used in testing the safety of the Volvo C40 Recharge?

    Euro NCAP's current safety categories include Adult Occupant safety, Child Occupant safety, Vulnerable Road Users safety, and Safety Assist assessment.
  • What scores did the Volvo C40 Recharge get in these categories?

    The Volvo C40 Recharge scored 92 percent in the Adult Occupant safety, 89 percent in Child Occupant safety, 70 percent in Vulnerable Road Users, and 89 percent in Safety Assist.
  • “We always aim to be a leader in safety. That means we adhere to strict safety standards in all of our cars, many of which we helped establish over time. No matter which Volvo you choose, you and your loved ones will drive one of the safest cars on the market,” said Volvo Cars Safety Center Head Malin Ekholm.

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    The Volvo C40 Recharge scored 92 percent in the Adult Occupant safety, 89 percent in Child Occupant safety, 70 percent in the test for Vulnerable Road Users safety, and 89 percent in Safety Assist assessment, for an overall rating of five stars.

    This achievement continues Volvo Cars’ five-star streak in Euro NCAP testing, as all tested Volvo models being sold today received five stars in their respective Euro NCAP assessments.

    In addition to being one of the safest car brands on the market, Volvo also aims to be one of the most eco-friendly companies in the automotive industry. Volvo Cars was the first established car maker to commit to all-out electrification and aims to sell only pure electric cars by 2030.

    In the coming years, Volvo Cars plans to roll out a whole new family of pure electric cars, one of the industry’s most ambitious electrification plans and the Volvo C40 Recharge is proof that a vehicle can both be safe and earth-friendly.

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