Toyota Rush scores 5 stars in ASEAN NCAP


The Toyota Rush, currently on sale in Indonesia, Brunei and Philippines, has achieved 5-Star rating in the ASEAN NCAP tests with an overall score of 84.03 points. The final score is based on the 43.25 points for Adult Occupant Protection, 21.33 points for Child Occupant Protection and 19.44 points for Safety Assistance systems.

The tested model had 1.5-litre petrol engine, and weighed 1290 kg kerb. The new Rush offers 6 airbags, ABS, Electronic Stability Control and Seatbelt Reminder System (front and rear occupants) standard across all variants.

Regarding the frontal impact for adult occupants, the report said that the driver’s head and knee scored full four points in the test. However, in a real world crash, there is a possibility for the chest and lower leg to sustain injury. Dummy readings for the passenger indicated adequate protection for the chest and lower left leg.

As for the side impact, the report stated that there was adequate protection to the driver’s chest in the side impact test. In addition, the driver’s side door was opened during the crash test. Learn more about the test here.

The new Toyota Rush was unveiled in November 2017. Read more about the crossover here.

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