12 January 2019

Subaru XV and Impreza Models Awarded Euro NCAP's Best in Class Cars of 2017

  • The Subaru XV and Impreza win the Euro NCAP Best in class Safety Award for the Small Family Car
  • Both models achieved maximum five star overall rating in the Euro NCAP safety test
  • Both Subaru XV and Impreza performed the best score in their class in the Adult Occupant Protection, Child Occupant Protection, Pedestrian Protection Euro NCAP testsList item 1

Tokyo, January 12, 2018 – Subaru Corporation today announced that the Subaru XV and Impreza models (European specs.) have each been named the safest in their class of Small Family Cars in the 2017 Euro NCAP *1 Safety Awards.

The Subaru XV and Impreza achieved the best scores in their Small Family Car class for three of the four assessment areas (Adult Occupant, Child Occupant, Pedestrian Protection) and an outstanding performance in the Safety Assist area including the Autonomous Emergency Braking.

Both models are designed to deliver higher levels of safety performance, thanks to the newly adopted Subaru Global Platform and the standard EyeSight Driver Assist System.

The Subaru XV and Impreza also won the 2016-2017 Grand Prix Award*2 for earning the highest safety score ever in the Japan New Car Assessment Program (JNCAP) crash safety evaluation tests conducted by the Ministry of Land, Infrastracture, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) and the National Agency for Automotive Safety and Victim’s Aid (NASVA).

Subaru XV (European specs.)

Impreza (European specs.)
*1: An independent agency composed of European governments and European motoring and consumer organizations.
*2: Award for the JNCAP five star rated vehicle which marked the highest score ever.