The Toyota C-HR has been awarded five stars in the ASEAN NCAP (New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries) crash test rating, according to UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (UMWT), the distributor of Toyota vehicles in Malaysia.
Recently launched in March here, the Toyota C-HR received 49.72 points for the Adult Occupant Protection (AOP), 20.86 points for Child Occupant Protection (COP) and 20.73 point for Safety Assist Technologies (SATs) assessments. With the C-HR scoring in all aspects including effective braking avoidance, seat belt reminders, blind spot technology and advance safety assist technologies, it received a 5-Star rating with an overall score of 91.31 points.
The announcement on the 5-Star rating was held at the Malaysia Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) office in conjunction with MIROS’s new Gallery Opening ceremony here in Kajang, Selangor. “We’re very pleased to receive the 5-star rating by ASEAN NCAP for the All New C-HR which recognises Toyota’s on-going commitment to improve vehicle safety. As distributor of Toyota vehicles in Malaysia, it is very important for us to ensure that our vehicles are equipped with the best safety features in order to provide protection for our customers,” said Mr. Ravindran K., President of UMW Toyota Motor.
The Toyota C-HR is built on the latest Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform, which offers vehicle developers much more flexibility in the key areas of design, powertrain and dynamics. The C-HR in Malaysia is offered with a 1.8L petrol engine with 7-speed Sequential Shiftmatic CVT. Safety features include ABS with Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRC), Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), Blind Spot Monitoring system (BSM), Hill-Start Assist Control (HAC), Electric Parking Brake and 7 airbags.
For more information and details results if the ASEAN NCAP, visit www.aseancap.org.