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FORD EcoSport 2016

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5 ANCAP Star RatingANCAP Logo
Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score35.14out of 37
Frontal Offset test15.14out of 16
Side impact test16out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points2out of 3
Data suplied by euroNCAP


The tested model of the Ford EcoSport was introduced in Australia in late 2013. This ANCAP safety rating applies to all variants.

In the offset crash test driver chest and leg protection was acceptable. Passenger protection was good in this test. In the side impact crash test driver protection was good. Head protection in the side pole test was good.


Note: The diesel left-hand-drive European model was tested by Euro NCAP. ANCAP was provided with information which showed that the Euro NCAP results apply to all Australasian variants.


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 and side head airbags (curtains) and a driver knee airbag are standard. Antilock brakes (ABS), electronic brake distribution (EBD) and electronic stability control (ESC) are also standard.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

Frontal Offset Test Image
Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 15.14 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.43 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 3.71 pts
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

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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

Good protection was provided for the driver in the side impact test. The side airbags performed well.

The vehicle was eligible for a side pole test because it has side curtain airbags. The vehicle scored the maximum 2 points for head protection 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

Whiplash protection is assessed to the RCAR Protocol

Geometric test: Good
Dynamic test: Good

Overall whiplash rating: GOOD

Whiplash Protection Crash Test Image
Acceptable

Pedestrian Summary

Scored 21.09 out of 36 points

Child & adult head impacts: 14.71 points
Upper leg impacts: 0.38 points
Lower leg impacts: 6.00 points

The EcoSport scored maximum points for the protection provided by the bumper, with good performance in all areas tested. However, the front edge of the bonnet offered predominantly poor protection to the pelvis area. The protection provided by the bonnet surface was mostly good or adequate with poor results recorded along the base of the windscreen and on the stiff windscreen pillar.


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
6.5 L/100km 154 g/km

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Two carsh hitting in the frontal offset crash