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.)