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Euro NCAP Crash Tested The Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class

Safety is always one of Mercedes-Benz’s selling point. So you will understand back in August.14, 2012, when IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) released its first batch results for the small overlap frontal crash test on several entry-level compact luxury sedans, in which the Mercedes-Benz C-Class got the lowest “Poor” rating, Mercedes-Benz quickly release an official response expressing its strong objection of the IIHS test, by saying:

“As a leader in automotive safety, we have full confidence in the protection that the C-Class affords its occupants — and less confidence in any test that doesn’t reflect that”

Compared to the US IIHS, people in the European ...

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Crash Test Comparison: Mercedes-Benz C Class 2015 Model vs. 2008 Model

The redesigned W205 Mercedes-Benz C Class has not be on sale in US at this moment (the expected date will be around end of August), so there is no US crash protection ratings at this moment.

However European test program Euro NCAP has fully tested the new C Class recently. Unlike IIHS, Euro NCAP does not provide detailed measure data to the car frame, it only provides a rating and points system to the public, so besides the similar result between the new W205 and older W204 generation, we can only judge their performance from the video.


Below are two comparisons between the new and old C class, one is the 64 kph (40 mph) frontal crash test; and another is the 29 kph (18 ...

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