Dacia Spring (Kwid EV) scores 1 star in Euro NCAP crash test

The Spring is an all-electric version of the Renault Kwid sold in India.

The Dacia Spring has been awarded a 1-star rating by Euro NCAP. The car scored 49% for adult occupant safety and 56% for child occupant protection. The Spring is an all-electric version of the Renault Kwid that is sold in India.

According to the crash test report, the car offered good protection to the head in the front and lateral impact test. It offered adequate protection to the chest of the passenger, but protection of the driver’s chest was rated as poor. The car offered marginal protection to the chest area of the driver and rear passenger in the full-width rigid barrier test.

In the frontal offset test, protection of the head and neck of the 6-year child was rated as weak. The neck of the 10-year dummy was marginally protected. In the side barrier impact, all critical body regions were well protected.

The Dacia Spring was awarded 21.3 points for pedestrian safety. The car is equipped with an autonomous emergency braking system (AEB) but it only reacts to other vehicles and does not detect vulnerable road users such as pedestrians and cyclists.

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