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FORD Escape 2017

The 2017 Ford Escape hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

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Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score36.33out of 37
Frontal Offset test15.33out of 16
Side impact test16out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points3out of 3


2017 tested 5 star ANCAP rating

The Ford Escape will be introduced in Australia and New Zealand in 2017. This ANCAP safety rating is based on Euro NCAP tests of the Ford Kuga conducted in 2012 and applies to all Escape variants built from September 2016.


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. Automatic emergency call (e-Call), reversing collision avoidance and SmartKey are standard.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 15.33 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.37 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 3.96 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the frontal offset test. Pedal and steering wheel displacements were well controlled. Driver and passenger contact with the airbags was stable. All doors remained closed during the crash. After the crash all doors could be opened with normal effort.

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

All injury measurements were good in the side impact crash test.

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

Adult & child head impacts: 15.37 points
Upper leg impacts: 3.72 points
Lower leg impacts: 6.00 points

This vehicle scored 25.09 out of 36 points (Acceptable). The bumper scored maximum points for its protection of pedestrians' legs. In most areas where the bonnet would be struck by the head of a child, good protection was provided. However, in those areas likely to be struck by an adult's head, protection was predominantly poor or marginal. (Tested by Euro NCAP v5)


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
6.3 L/100km 146 g/km

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