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SKODA Fabia 2014

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4 ANCAP Star RatingANCAP Logo
Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score30.84out of 37
Frontal Offset test12.84out of 16
Side impact test15out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points1out of 3
Data suplied by euroNCAP


The tested model of Skoda Fabia was introduced in New Zealand during 2008 and Australia during 2011.

The Skoda Fabia scored 12.84 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 and passenger.

The vehicle scored 15 out of 16 in the side impact crash test and a further two points in the pole test.

Important note: The 1.2 litre left-hand-drive European model was tested by Euro NCAP. Australasian specifications may vary and therefore models sold in Australasia might provide different levels of protection to those described on this page.


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 and head-protecting side curtains are standard equipment. Antilock brakes (ABS), electronic brake distribution (EBD) and electronic stability control (ESC) are also standard from 2011. An intelligent seat belt reminder is fitted to the driver seat.

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* 12.84 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.38 pts
Upper Legs 2 pts
Lower Legs 3.47 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the offset crash test. The accelerator pedal moved rearwards by 17mm. The clutch pedal moved downwards 2mm. The steering wheel hub moved 43mm forward, 3mm downward and 4mm sideways. The front ("A") pillar moved 4mm 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. Steering column and dash components were a potential source of injury for the driver's knees. The passenger's head was cushioned by the airbag. The glove box and centre console were a knee hazard for the passenger.

What is frontal offset test?

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Side Impact Test Results

Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Side Impact* 15 pts (out of 16)
Head 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

A rear door partially opened during the side impact test, resulting in a 1 point deduction.

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?

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Marginal

Pedestrian Summary

The bumper scored maximum points for the protection it offered to pedestrians' legs. However, the front edge of the bonnet scored no points.


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Green Vehicle Guide

Combined Fuel Consumption CO2 Greenhouse Rating Air Pollution Rating Overall Rating
5.5 L/100km 128 g/km 8 Greenhouse Rating 8 /10 7.5 Air Pollution Rating 7.5 /10 4.5-Star Overall Rating

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