LDV V80 2016

Short wheelbase, low roof variants with ESC

The 2015 LDV V80 hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

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3 ANCAP Star RatingANCAP Logo
Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score20.97out of 37
Frontal Offset test4.97out of 16
Side impact test16out of 16
Pole test (Optional)0out of 2
Bonus points0out of 3


The tested model of LDV V80 went on sale in Australia and New Zealand in 2013. This ANCAP 3 star safety rating applies to the short-wheelbase low-roof variant with electronic stability control (ESC). ESC is standard on Australian vehicles built from September 2015 and from mid-2015 for New Zealand vehicles. A separate 2 star ANCAP safety rating applies to vehicles without ESC.

In the offset crash test driver head protection was acceptable, chest and leg protection was marginal and foot protection was poor. In this test passenger leg protection was also marginal.


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 airbags are standard. Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Emergency Brake Assist (EBA) are also standard.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 4.97 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 3 pts
Chest 1.33 pts
Upper Legs 1.64 pts
Lower Legs 0 pts

The passenger compartment lost structural integrity in the offset crash test. Steering column and pedal movement were excessive. Steering column components were a potential source of knee injury for the driver. Dash components were also a potential source of knee injury for the driver and passenger. A door opened during the test resulting in a one point deduction.

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

The side impact test normally used by ANCAP simulates a small car striking the driver's door of the test vehicle. Experience shows that large vehicles like the V80 can be expected to perform well in this test. ANCAP has adopted a policy of awarding these types of vehicles a default score of 16 points (out of 16).

The pole impact test was not conducted.

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 whiplash protection test was not conducted.

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Pedestrian Summary

The pedestrian protection test was not conducted.


Pedestrian Rating Explained

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Combined Fuel Consumption CO2 Greenhouse Rating Air Pollution Rating Overall Rating
9.4 L/100km 248 g/km

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