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The 2014 BMW 2 Series hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

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4 ANCAP Star RatingANCAP Logo
Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score32.34out of 37
Frontal Offset test11.34out of 16
Side impact test16out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points3out of 3
Data suplied by euroNCAP


ANCAP 4 Star Safety Rating - Tested in 2014

The BMW 2 Series Active Tourer was introduced in Australia and New Zealand in December 2014. This rating applies to 3 cyclinder petrol variants only.


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. Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), Emergency Brake Assist (EBA), Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) and Speed Assist Systems (SAS) are also standard. Advanced seat belt reminders are fitted to all seats.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 11.34 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.21 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 0.13 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the frontal offset test. Driver leg protection was marginal. Pedal and steering wheel displacements were well controlled. Driver and passenger contact with the airbags was stable. All doors remained closed during the crash.

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 assessed to the Euro NCAP Protocol

Overall whiplash rating: Good

Whiplash Protection Crash Test Image
Acceptable

Pedestrian Summary

The BMW 2 Series Active Tourer scored 21.74 ot of 36 points (Acceptable). It has an active bonnet and the car was tested with the bonnet in the deployed position. On the bonnet surface, the protection offered to a pedestrian's head was good or adequate almost everywhere. Some poor results were recorded at the base of the windscreen and on the stiff windscreen pillars. The front edge of the bonnet performed well towards the centreline of the vehicle but gave poor results elsewhere. The bumper offered good protection to pedestrians' legs and scored maximum points. (Tested by Euro NCAP v7)


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 127 g/km

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