Bodyshell integrity: stable; footwell area: stable
Global NCAP has crash-tested the Mahindra Scorpio-N, in which the SUV secured 5 stars for adult occupant protection and 3 stars for child occupant protection. The ratings are applicable only to the Indian market. The tested vehicle was equipped as standard with two front airbags, front seatbelt reminder, rear Isofix mounts, and a front passenger airbag cut-off switch. The vehicle also complies with UN127 and GTR9 pedestrian protection standards.
Adult Occupant Protection
In the adult occupant protection tests, the report said that the protection offered to the driver’s and passenger’s head and neck was good. The driver’s and passenger’s chests showed marginal protection. The driver’s and passenger’s knees showed good protection. Driver’s tibias showed adequate protection and passenger’s tibias showed adequate and marginal protection. The footwell area was rated as stable. The bodyshell was also rated as stable and capable of withstanding further loadings.
Side impact: head, chest, abdomen and pelvis protection was good.
Side pole impact: curtain airbags meet the fitment requirements and the pole impact test was performed in a version with side head protection airbags, showing good protection to the head, abdomen and pelvis, and weak protection to the chest.
ESC: meets the fitment rate requirements and the performance shown in the test was acceptable according to Global NCAP’s latest requirements.
Child Occupant Protection
In the child occupant category, the report said that the child seat for a 3-year-old was installed rearward facing using the i-size anchorages and a support leg, and it was able to prevent head exposure during the frontal impact offering full protection. The child seat for an 18-month-old was installed rearward facing using the i-size anchorages and a support leg, and it was able to prevent head exposure during the frontal impact offering full protection.
Side impact: both CRSs offered full side impact protection. Download the full report here.