Suzuki Swift has managed to get its highest safety score till date. Recently it went through the crash test by Japan New Car Assessment programme, also known as JNCAP, where it scored a whooping 178.3 points which got a 5 star rating for the car. This is a new high for Suzuki Swift Hybrid RS, the car that was used for the safety test. This is a third generation Swift of the Japan Spec.
A year ago, in the European NCAP, the Suzuki Swift New Generation standard car managed to score a 3 start rating. And the Suzuki Swift New Generation optional safety pack car received a 4 star rating.
This time at the JNCAP it was a thorough safety test that included full wrap frontal collision, off-set frontal collision, side collision, and rear end collision tests. All these performance tests were conducted by JNCAP. After the tests were concluded the scores were in the likes of;
Four tests collective score: 178.3 points
Occupant safety: 87.08 points
Pedestrian safety: 78.87 points
PSBR: 4 points
The scores were no surprise for Japan Spec Suzuki Swift Hybrid RS as they were well prepared for the safety test. Take a look at its safety features. This car has six airbags as a standard model, 2 airbags in the front, 2 airbags on the side, and 2 curtain airbags. Along with the ABS with EBD, the Hybrid has dual sensor brake support, electric stability programme and collision migration system.
It also features around view monitor, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, hill hold control, weaving alert, high beam assist, and disc brakes for all the wheels. All these features combine to build better and safe driver assistance programme.
Japan Spec Suzuki Swift has clearly set high safety standards for its Indian counterpart Maruti Suzuki Swift.