Friday, August 31, 2012

World's safest car

World's safest car, Security features in the vehicle has now become one of concern for car buyers. But, the car is the safest car in the world today?

Reported by The Telegraph, it turns out, the title of the safest cars in the world today falls on the Swedish automaker, Volvo V40. This car managed to get a five star rating in the Euro NCAP crash tests.

Not only get the highest rating. Scores were successfully obtained the car, too, is the highest score ever scored in a car crash tests. It seemed to reinforce hegemony Volvo affairs safest cars.

Like the other cars tested by Euro NCAP, Volvo V40 assessed in four areas ranging from adult occupant protection, protection for passengers of children, pedestrian protection and safety features of helpers.

In total Volvo V40 recorded 98 per cent for adult occupant protection, 75 percent for child passengers and 100 percent for safety assist.

Then, thanks to the exterior airbag for pedestrian protection car also scored 88 per cent for pedestrian protection.

As is known, the Volvo V40 has airbags are installed under the hood of the car and get out if it detects a pedestrian was hit and ultimately provide protection for the pedestrian. Airbags are also on the pillar A.

In addition to Volvo V40, the car scored a five star rating in the test this time is the Audi A3, Kia Cee'd and the Renault Clio and the Ford B-Max. But the final score of the cars are still under the Volvo V40.

Volvo V40 itself is a premium hatchback that has six engine choices consisting of three petrol engines and three diesel engines and will spearhead Volvo in the future.

The gasoline engine can reach the highest power at 254 bhp to give speed 241.4 km / h and acceleration from rest to 100 km / h in 6.5 seconds figure.

There is also a 1.6 liter engine that powered 150 bhp and 180 bhp. The three petrol engines have also been strengthened with the turbo tool.

While the diesel engine comes with a 2.0 liter capacity with 150 bhp power and 177 BJP plus 16 liter engine that powered 115 bhp. Just like the petrol variant, the diesel engine has also been using the turbo.

Another feature that became standard Volvo V40 that is in all its variants is a stop-start system, brake energy regeneration and safety features of the Volvo City Safety could make the car brakes automatically at speeds of 50 km / h could be detected in front of the car there are no obstructions such as cars that stop sudden. World's safest car.