Euro NCAP: Renault & Peugeot PHEVs Get Same Safety Ratings As Pure ICE Versions12/10/2020
Renault Captur E-TECH Plug-in Hybrid, Peugeot 3008 Hybrid (PHEV), Peugeot 508 Hybrid (PHEV) got 5-stars, while Peugeot e-208 4-stars.
Euro NCAP announced today that several BEV/PHEV models from Renault and Peugeot will carry over the safety ratings from their ICE counterparts, tested before, after additional tests and checks have been done.
Renault Captur E-TECH Plug-in Hybrid
Peugeot 3008 Hybrid (Hybrid4) plug-in hybrid
Peugeot 508 Hybrid plug-in hybrid
“Euro NCAP also evaluated three new hybrid and electric variants of cars tested in earlier years. The Renault CAPTUR 5-star rating of last year now also covers the CAPTUR E-TECH Plug-in Hybrid. The Peugeot’s 3008 SUV Hybrid, the 508 Hybrid and the electrified 208 join the 2016, 2018 and 2019 ratings respectively.”
There are no new videos nor images specifically for the BEVs/PHEVs, but let’s take a look at what we know.
Renault Captur E-TECH Plug-in Hybrid – Five stars
“Update 2020: The Renault CAPTUR E-TECH Plug-in Hybrid is a variant of the Captur. Some additional tests and checks have been done to ensure that the rating of the Captur, tested in 2019, applies to the electric variant. “
- Adult Occupant – 96 percent
- Child Occupant – 83 percent
- Vulnerable Road Users – 75 percent
- Safety Assist – 74 percent
Euro NCAP details – Peugeot e-208
Source: Read Full Article