The independent automotive safety assessment body Euro NCAP awarded the Nissan Qashqai the highest score in the driving assistance tests.
In the same group as the Qashqai, Volkswagen ID.4, Polestar 2 and Jaguar I-Pace also conducted these new tests. The first two reached the maximum score of “quattro” while the others, with some difficulty, they qualified with “two” points.
This is the second recognition received by the Japanese SUV in terms of safety from Euro NCAP. In January of this year, it was ranked as the best in its class which the organization refers to as “Small Off-Road”.
Nissan Qashqai, Euro NCAP test brilliantly passed by the ProPilot system with Navi-Link
The assistant guidance system evaluated by Euro NCAP is the Nissan ProPilot con Navi-Link , with which the latest generation Qashqai is equipped. The tests assisted driving they are divided into two areas: one that covers the assistant’s areas of responsibility and another that evaluates security support.
Of the 25 possible points, the SUV received 20 (74%), highlighting aspects such as the clarity of information offered by ProPilot with Navi-Link, as well as visibility of the system status. Maximum score of 25, in the evaluation of system response.
In the other categories where the Nissan Qashqai stands out, there is the adaptive cruise control function in which detected effectively unexpected movements of other vehicles el steering assistance, punctual in curves, at speeds up to 100 km / h. .
Another function evaluated positively is that which sees the ProPilot constantly checking that the driver has his hands on the steering wheel. If not, activate a acoustic and visual warning. As for the chances that the SUV could avoid a collision on its own, it received a score of 48.4 to 50.
David Moss, Senior Vice President, Regional Research & Development Nissan Technical Centre Europe, ha dichiarato: “The Euro NCAP rating obtained by Nissan Qashqai with ProPILOT with Navi-Link rewards Nissan’s ability to develop intuitive and effective technologies for safer and more comfortable driving.”