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HOLDEN Caprice 2017

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Driver Protection rating based on analysis of real world crashes.



Used Car Safety Report

The Holden Caprice has been awarded a 4 star Driver Protection rating in the latest Used Car Safety Rating (UCSR) report. UCSR are reported annually by the Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC). Ratings are estimated from data on real crashes reported to police in Australia and New Zealand and provide a very high level of confidence. The UCSR report classifies cars according to where their rating lies in relation to a best performance benchmark. The Driver Protection rating measures the relative safety of cars in preventing serious injury to their own drivers in crashes.

Driver Protection Rating
Rating Result
5 Star Driver Protection Excellent
4 Star Driver Protection Good
3 Star Driver Protection Marginal
2 Star Driver Protection Poor
1 Star Driver Protection Very Poor

For further information on the UCSR please click here.

If you would like to view the new car safety rating produced by ANCAP please see the archived report below:



The Holden Caprice hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

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Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score35.06out of 37
Frontal Offset test14.06out of 16
Side impact test16out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points3out of 3

The WN Holden Caprice was introduced in Australia and New Zealand in 2013. This ANCAP safety rating applies to all variants.

In the frontal offset crash test driver chest and leg protection was acceptable. Passenger leg protection was also acceptable. All other injury results were good in this test and in the side impact test. Head protection in the side pole test was good.

Note: This rating is based on ANCAP tests of the Holden Commodore. ANCAP was provided with information which showed that the Caprice provides comparable occupant protection to the Commodore.


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) are standard. Antilock brakes (ABS), electronic brake distribution (EBD) and electronic stability control (ESC) are also standard. Advanced seat belt reminders are fitted to all seats.

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Frontal Offset Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 14.06 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 2.95 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 3.11 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

Good protection was provided for the driver in the side impact test. The side airbags included pelvis protection and 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

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Marginal

Pedestrian Summary

ANCAP tested the Holden Commodore. The Caprice has a different design of bonnet. ANCAP was provided with information which showed that the same pedestrian rating (Marginal) applies to the Caprice.


Pedestrian Rating Explained

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Green Vehicle Guide

Combined Fuel Consumption CO2 Greenhouse Rating Air Pollution Rating Overall Rating
12.9 L/100km 300 g/km

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