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5 ANCAP Star RatingANCAP Logo
Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score34.56out of 37
Frontal Offset test13.56out of 16
Side impact test16out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points3out of 3
Data suplied by euroNCAP


The Holden Volt was introduced in Australia during 2012.

The Volt scored 13.56 out of 16 in the offset crash test. The passenger compartment held its shape well. Protection from serious leg injury was marginal for the driver.

The vehicle scored 16 out of 16 in the side impact crash test and a further two points in the pole test.

Important note: The left-hand-drive Opel Ampera was tested by Euro NCAP. ANCAP was provided with information which showed that the star rating can be applied to the Holden Volt.


Safety Feature Summary

The safety feature information below is subject to change without notice. For up to date safety feature specifications for all variants, please see the safety feature table to the right or contact the manufacturer.

Dual front airbags, side airbags, head-protecting side curtains and driver and passenger knee airbags are standard equipment. Antilock brakes (ABS), electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD) and electronic stability control (ESC) are also standard. Intelligent seat belt reminders are fitted to all seats.

Pretensioners are fitted to the front seat belts to reduce slack in the event of a crash.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 13.56 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.21 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 2.35 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the offset crash test. The accelerator pedal moved rearwards by 52mm and upwards 2mm. The steering wheel hub moved 44mm forward, 6mm downward and 3mm sideways. The front ("A") pillar moved 5mm rearwards. All doors remained closed during the crash. After the crash all doors could be opened with normal effort.

The airbag cushioned the head of the driver and contact was stable. ANCAP was provided with manufacturer's test data which showed that there were no knee hazards. This was not available at the time of the Euro NCAP rating.

What is frontal offset test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Side Impact Test Results

Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Side Impact* 16 pts (out of 16)
Head 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

The vehicle was eligible for a pole impact test, since it had head-protecting side airbags. The vehicle earned the maximum two points in this test.

What is side impact test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Whiplash Protection Test

The Volt achieved a GOOD whiplash protection rating.

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Marginal

Pedestrian Summary

The bumper offered good protection to pedestrians' legs and the bonnet was mostly good in those areas likely to be struck by the head of a child. However, no points were scored by the front edge of the bonnet and the bonnet surface offered almost entirely poor protection to the head of an adult.


Pedestrian Rating Explained

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Pedestrian Rating - please view table for scores

Green Vehicle Guide

Combined Fuel Consumption CO2 Greenhouse Rating Air Pollution Rating Overall Rating
1.2 L/100km 27 g/km 10 Greenhouse Rating 10 /10 8.5 Air Pollution Rating 8.5 /10 5-Star Overall Rating

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