Euro NCAP recently released the crash test rating of several vehicles, one being the new Land Rover Defender. The built quality of the vehicle says it all as the Land Rover Defender got full 5-Stars in the crash test.

Land Rover Defender Euro NCAP
Land Rover Defender Euro NCAP

Land Rover has Defender 90 and 110 in many countries across the globe including India making it a versatile SUV. It is even more reassuring that this brawny and mean-looking machine is safe for its occupants.

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2020 Defender

The full-grown SUV was recently launched in the Indian market. Although the vehicle has not seen many customers turning in but with the safety checked, it is indeed a good option for the price.

Let’s Talk Numbers

To start with 2020 Land Rover Defender, get a colourful response in overall crash test rating. Also, there are many aspects a vehicle has to clear when comes to the mean rating.

  • Adult Occupancy: 85%
  • Child Occupancy: 85%
  • Pedestrian Safety: 71%
  • Safety Aids: 79%

Talking about the safety features Land Rover comes with frontal, side head, and side chest airbags but misses out on the knee airbags for front passengers. ISOFIX child seat anchors also are standard across the variants. Besides, the offroader gets all the electronic driver aids.

Final Verdict

2020 Defender
  • The Land Rover Defender’s cabin is stable in the offset frontal impact. Because the SUV has read high mass, the frontal structure makes it aggressive during a vehicle to vehicle collision. This works against the testing regulations resulting is penalization.
  • Based on the side impact, the protection was good for every occupant. Though this excludes the chest area of the rear passenger which was rated as marginal. Talking about the sidebars test, the vehicle scores full marks for these tests.

Also, the Defender has a several collision braking system which prevents secondary impacts.

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