Euro NCAP is announcing the top choices for safety and the recommended vehicles in their class.
In 2012, Euro NCAP published the results for 36 vehicles available on the European market. Six five-star vehicles performed highly in each of the four individual marking criteria: adult occupant protection, child occupant protection, pedestrian protection and safety assist systems.
The best in class of 2012, recommended by Euro NCAP for their outstanding safety performance are:
Supermini - Renault Clio
Small family - Volvo V40
Small MPV - Ford B-Max and Fiat 500L joint leaders
Small SUV - Ford Kuga
Large SUV - Hyundai Santa Fe
Large family - BMW 3 Series
Business/family van - Ford Transit