Kia EV6 has achieved five star ANCAP safety rating

The Kia EV6 The independent crash test body has achieved a five-star safety rating from ANCAP, which is in line with its Hyundai Ioniq 5 platform mate.

EV6 scored 90 percent for adult occupant protection, 87 percent for child occupant protection, 64 percent for risky road user protection and 88 percent for safety assistance.

The ANCAP rating applies to all three versions of the EV6 sold in Australia.

“The Kia EV6 is equipped with the range of collision avoidance systems we’ve come to expect in today’s five-star car, and has performed particularly well for its ability to resist collisions with cyclists and mimic intersection curves,” said Carla Hurweg, ANCAP CEO.

It joins a long list of electric cars that have achieved five-star ratings, not limited to Ioniq 5, BMW iXAnd MG ZS EV.

The EV6 comes standard with a complete suite of safety features, led by eight airbags – including a front center airbag, designed to prevent passenger limb collisions in side-impact collisions.

Standard safety equipment includes:

  • AEB with pedestrian / cyclist / junction support
  • Adaptive cruise control with stop / go
  • Lane-keep assistance
  • Lane Following Assist (Active Center)
  • Blind-spot observation
  • Rear cross-traffic warning
  • Intelligent speed limit support
  • Multi collision breaking
  • Front / rear parking sensor
  • Reversing camera
  • Tire pressure monitoring

The EV6 GT-Line model adds:

  • Blind Spot View Monitor
  • 3D surround-view camera
  • Power Child Lock

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