Audi A6 | Euro NCAP – For safer cars crash test safety rating

11 Dec 2014 | Author: | Comments Off on Audi A6 | Euro NCAP – For safer cars crash test safety rating

Audi A6

Audi modified the A6 initial testing because the fired late. Changes included a new airbag crash and load-limiting front belts and the has said that the upgraded car here is available now. protection for the driver’s chest was not as as that of some rivals. The pedals were found to be after the test – they are to break away in a serious

The car will pass side-impact taking effect from Tests to assess pedestrian found the bumper and bonnet’s edge were likely to injury, The bonnet rated for head impacts.


The bodyshell remained stable the impact but the driver’s chest relatively high loading his seat belt and airbag, he might sustain injury. The facia contained hard which could cause damage to his knees and increased the to his upper legs and pelvis.

although the steering column was by an energy absorbing pad over the angle adjuster bracket, it did not sufficient protection to prevent the of load concentrations on the knee, and the wheel lock was not covered by pad. Finally, the break-away fitted to this car much the risk of feet and ankle

Side impact

The Audi has side-impact chest airbags as standard equipment. The driver’s his arm, chest, abdomen and to extent the pelvis, but chest was not as good as for some cars in group.

Audi A6

Child occupant

Belts to lock around a child are fitted to the outer rear But, because their labels do not meet Euro standards, the auto-lock function was not A European manufacturers’ association pictogram warning of the dangers of a child seat next to an was partially hidden on the central but a windscreen label in two languages the message, too.

However, it did not warn of the risk of injury or …, as Euro would want, and could be peeled off: it would certainly be lost if the windscreen had to be Audi’s own forward-facing seats used, but these did not comply European regulations because belt guides were not coded, and instructions were attached.


The A6’s front particularly unforgiving, though the area where head are likely to occur rated

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