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SKODA Karoq 2019

Variants built from October 2018

The 2018 Skodia Karoq prior to crash testing.

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The Skoda Karoq was introduced in Australia and New Zealand in 2018. This ANCAP safety rating applies to all two-wheel-drive variants built from October 2018 (starting VIN TMBKR7NU2K2014184) when production changes were introduced.


Test Results Summary
Crash TestScore
Adult Occupant Protection 35.52 out of 38
    Frontal Offset Test 7.42 out of 8
    Full Width Frontal Test 7.22 out of 8
    Side Impact Test 8 out of 8
    Oblique Pole Test 7.63 out of 8
    Whiplash Protection Test 2.83 out of 3
    AEB (City) 2.87 out of 3
Child Occupant Protection 38.90 out of 49
Safety Assist 6.96 out of 12
    Speed Assistance Systems 1.25 out of 3
    Seat Belt Reminders 3 out of 3
    Lane Support Systems 0 out of 3
    AEB (Interurban) 2.71 out of 3
Pedestrian Protection 31.03 out of 42
    AEB (Pedestrian) 5.53 out of 6

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-protecting and side head-protecting (curtain) airbags and a driver knee airbag are standard.

Autonomous emergency braking (AEB) is standard equipment, while a lane support systems (LSS) is standard in New Zealand but is available as part of an option pack in Australia.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 7.42 pts (out of 8)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 2.85 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 4 pts

The passenger compartment of the Skoda Karoq remained stable in the frontal offset test. Protection of the chest of both the driver and front passenger was ADEQUATE, while protection to all other critical body regions was GOOD.

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

In the side impact test, protection of all critical body regions was GOOD.

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

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Driver* pts (out of )
Head 4 pts
Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.62 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Rear Passenger* pts (out of )
Head 4 pts
Neck 3.87 pts
Chest 1.37 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts

In the full width frontal test, ADEQUATE protection was offered to the chest of the driver and neck of the rear passenger. Protection of the chest of the rear passenger was MARGINAL. Australian vehicles are fitted with seat belt pretensioners for rear outboard seating positions. New Zealand models are not fitted with this feature. Vehicles without this feature have not been tested, however with a minimum score awarded for the rear occupant, the Adult Occupant Protection score continues to meet 5 star criteria.

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* pts (out of )
Head 4 pts
Chest 3.26 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

In the oblique pole test, protection was GOOD or ADEQUATE.

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

Rear: 0.75 points

Front: 1.63 points

Whiplash Protection Crash Test Image

Child Protection Test

In the frontal offset test, protection of the chest of the 6 year dummy was WEAK and neck protection of both dummies was rated as MARGINAL.

In the side impact test, protection of all critical body regions was GOOD for both dummies.

Pedestrian Summary

The protection provided by the bonnet to the head of a struck pedestrian was predominantly GOOD or ADEQAUTE with some POOR results being recorded only on the stiff windscreen pillars. The bumper provided GOOD protection to pedestrians’ legs and scored maximum points, however the protection provided to the pelvis area was mixed.

The autonomous emergency braking (AEB) system is capable of detecting and reacting to vulnerable road users. The AEB system showed GOOD performance in pedestrian test scenarios, with collisions avoided or mitigated in most test scenarios.


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
5.8 L/100km 133 g/km

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