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FORD Mustang 2015

V8 Fastback (coupe) variants.

The 2015 Ford Mustang hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

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The tested model of Ford Mustang was introduced in Australia and New Zealand in December 2015. This ANCAP safety rating is based on tests conducted by Euro NCAP and applies to V8 Fastback (coupe) variants. Other variants are unrated.


Test Results Summary
Crash TestScore
Adult Occupant Protection 27.66 out of 38
    Full Width Frontal Test 4.67 out of 8
    Frontal Offset Test 6.91 out of 8
    Side Impact Test 8 out of 8
    Pole Test 6.88 out of 8
    Whiplash Protection Test 1.21 out of 3
    AEB (City) 0 out of 3
Child Occupant Protection      15.81 out of 49
Safety Assist 2 out of 12
    Speed Assistance System 0 out of 3
    Seat Belt Reminders 2 out of 3
    Lane Support System 0 out of 3
    AEB (Interurban) 0 out of 3
Pedestrian Protection 27 out of 42

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 frontal, side chest & side head airbags (curtains) and knee airbags for the driver and front passenger are standard. Advanced seat belt reminders are fitted to both front seats but not the rear. Automatic emergency call (e-Call) and SmartKey are standard. Autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and lane support systems (LSS) are not available.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 6.91 pts (out of 8)
Head/Neck 3 pts
Chest 3.89 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 2.93 pts

The passenger compartment retained structural integrity in the frontal offset crash test but brake pedal rearward movement was excessive. Insufficient inflation of both the driver and front passenger airbags caused bottoming out of the dummy heads and was penalised.

What is frontal offset test?

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Side Impact Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Side Impact* 8 pts (out of 8)
Head 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

Good protection was provided for the driver in the side impact test.

Note: Scaled score. Total test score out of 16 points.

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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Full Width Frontal Test

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Driver* 15.19 pts (out of 16)
Head 4 pts
Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.19 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Rear Passenger* 3.48 pts (out of 16)
Head 0.48 pts
Neck 3 pts
Chest 0 pts
Upper Legs 0 pts

In the full width frontal test, driver chest protection was acceptable and other body regions were good. The rear passenger was not well protected with a risk of serious head, chest and leg injury.

What is full width frontal test?

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Pole Test

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Pole* 6.88 pts (out of 8)
Head 4 pts
Chest 2.75 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

There was a slight risk of serious chest injury in the side pole test. The driver door opened during the pole test.

Note: Scaled score. Total test score out of 16 points.

What is pole 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

Front: 1.21 points

Rear: 0.00 points

AEB (City): 0.00 points [Not available]

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Child Protection Test

Crash Test Performance
6 year old child: 10.83 points
10 year old child: 2.81 points

Child Safety Features & Child Seat Installation
Safety features: 0.00 points
Installation check: 2.17 points

NOTE: The child restraints tested by Euro NCAP are relevant to the European market. For Australasian consumers, this information should be used as a guide to vehicle features only. For more detailed information about Australian child restraints visit childcarseats.com.au.

Acceptable

Pedestrian Summary

Adult & child head impacts: 21.00 points
Upper leg impacts: 0.00 points
Lower leg impacts: 6.00 points
AEB (VRU): 0.00 points [Not available]

The Mustang has an active bonnet and scored 27.00 out of 42 points (Acceptable). Pedestrian head protection was mostly good however the front of the bonnet posed a high injury risk for pedestrians. The bumper offered good protection for legs and knees. (v8.3)


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Pedestrian Rating - please view table for scores

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