AUDI A5 2017

The 2017 Audi A5 hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

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ANCAP 5 Star Safety Rating - Tested in 2015

The Audi A5 was introduced in Australia and New Zealand in March 2017. This ANCAP safety rating is based on Euro NCAP tests of the Audi A4 in 2015 and applies to all A5 Coupe and Sportback variants. A5 Cabriolet variants are unrated.


Test Results Summary
Crash TestScore
Adult Occupant Protection 34 out of 38
    Full Width Frontal Test     7.04 out of 8
    Frontal Offset Test 7.10 out of 8
    Side Impact Test 8 out of 8
    Pole Test 6.51 out of 8
    Whiplash Protection Test 2.35 out of 3
    AEB (City) 3 out of 3
Child Occupant Protection 43 out of 49
Safety Assist 9.9 out of 13
    Speed Assistance System 1.33 out of 3
    ESC 3 out of 3
    Seat Belt Reminders 3 out of 3
    Lane Support System 0 out of 1
    AEB (Interurban) 2.52 out of 3
Pedestrian Protection 27.35 36

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-protecting airbags are standard. Side chest-protecting airbags in the second row outboard seats are available on the A5 Sportback. Autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and a manually-set speed limiter are standard. Adaptive cruise control (ACC) and lane support systems (LSS) are standard on A5 models sold in New Zealand but optional on Australian A5 models.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

Frontal Offset Test Image
Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 7.1 pts (out of 8)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 2.64 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 3.56 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the frontal offset test. Pedal and steering wheel displacements were well controlled. Driver chest protection was marginal in this test.

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* 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.

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

Full Width Test Image
Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Driver* pts (out of )
Head 4 pts
Neck 4 pts
Chest 2.74 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Rear Passenger* pts (out of )
Head 4 pts
Neck 3.52 pts
Chest 1.91 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts

In the full width frontal test, protection of the driver was good for all body areas apart from the chest, which was acceptable. Protection of the chest of the rear passenger was marginal.

What is full width frontal 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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Pole Test

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Pole* 6.51 pts (out of 8)
Head 4 pts
Chest 2.02 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

Chest protection was marginal in the side pole test. A door opened in the side pole test and a penalty was applied.

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: 1.60 points

Rear: 0.75 points

AEB (City): 3.00 points

Whiplash Protection Crash Test Image

Child Protection Test

Crash Test Performance

18 month old child: 12.00 points

3 year old child: 12.00 points

Child Safety Features

Safety features: 7.00 points

Installation check: 12.00 points

Acceptable

Pedestrian Summary

Scored out of 36 points:

Adult & child head impacts: 16.58 points

Upper leg impacts: 5.46 points

Lower leg impacts: 5.32 points

This vehicle scored 27.35 out of 36 points (Acceptable).

 The A5 has an 'active' bonnet’ fitted as standard. Acceptable results were recorded in almost all areas tested however some good areas were recorded on the bonnet and bumper and the upper bonnet / windscreen protection was predominantly poor. (Euro NCAP v8)


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
5.5 L/100km 125 g/km

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