The Citroen C1, launched on June 1, has scored four out of five stars for occupant protection in the tests.
The latest results, released this morning, show that a number of new cars have all reached high levels of safety for occupant protection.
Out of those tested for pedestrian safety, only two models (the Honda FR-V and the Suzuki Swift) achieved three stars in this category and five only managed one star.
Best in class awards for adult occupant protection were also announced for the Lexus GS300 (executive) and Mercedes A-class (small family). Seven cars have achieved the four star Euro NCAP rating for child protection.
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Euro NCAP results
|Model/Segment||Occupant protection||Child protection||Pedestrian protection|
|Peugeot 1007||5 stars||3 stars||2 stars|
|Renault Clio||5 stars||4 stars||1 star|
|Citroen C1||4 stars||3 stars||2 stars|
|Suzuki Swift||4 stars||3 stars||3 stars|
|smart forfour||4 stars||2 stars||1 star|
|Small family cars|
|Mercedes A-Class||5 stars||4 stars||2 stars|
|Fiat Stilo||4 stars||4 stars||1 star|
|Dacia Logan||3 stars||3 stars||1 star|
|BMW 3-Series||5 stars||4 stars||1 star|
|VW Passat||5 stars||4 stars||2 stars|
|Lexus GS300||5 stars||4 stars||2 stars|
|Vauxhall Zafira||5 stars||4 stars||2 stars|
|Honda FR-V||4 stars||3 stars||3 stars|