28 September 2016
Five crash stars for E-Class, 3008
In the occupant safety category, the E-Class scored 95pc, against the 80pc cutoff level. For child safety the car was awarded 90pc (75pc), in pedestrian protection it scored 77pc (60pc), and is assistance systems the car garnered 62pc (50pc).
Two ENCAP ‘Advanced’ awards were also made for the Pre-Safe and Attention Assist safety technologies, which are beyond the requirements for 5-star ratings.
In the same round, Subaru’s Levorg won five stars with 92pc for adult protection, 83pc child, 75pc pedestrian and 68pc for safety assist.
Toyota’s latest Hilux pickup was given three stars in standard trim, and five stars with a safety pack.