Autonomous driving test Euro NCAP 2021: iX3, Yaris …

Autonomous driving test Euro NCAP 2021: iX3, Yaris ...


Today we bring you the results of the Euro NCAP 2021 autonomous driving tests. For several years, the autonomous driving It has generated considerable interest among automakers and tech companies. After all, it represents a great opportunity to transform the mobility of tomorrow.

The main objective is to increase safety on the roads to make the victims of traffic accidents disappear. Today we can find on the market various vehicles with a certain degree of autonomy, ranging between levels 1 (light aids to driver assistance) and 2 (partial automation of driving with a series of aids).

Autonomous driving test Euro NCAP 2021: iX3, Yaris ...

Despite progress, there is still a long way to go to achieve fully autonomous driving. We are going one step at a time, but the European New Car Assessment Program -Euro NCAP- has been testing the roadside assistants present in the production models that reach the market for several years now.

Since 2020, Euro NCAP introduced new evaluation criteria to take into account automated driving systems. Today they show us some of the results obtained in this 2021. In this series of tests they have carried out different tests of the so-called ‘Highway Assist’ or highway driving assistants with recently launched models.

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Autonomous driving test Euro NCAP 2021

For your 2021 assessment of systems Highway Assist, Euro NCAP has developed specific testing and evaluation protocols. They are essentially divided into two main areas: Attendance competition, based on the balance between driver participation and vehicle assistance; and the security backup of the system.

BMW iX3

The BMW iX3 has obtained a score very good with his Driving Assistant Professional. In the system assistance competition it has managed to reach a score of 83%. For its part, the security support of this technology has reached 86%.

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CUPRA Formentor

The CUPRA Formentor has obtained a score good with his Travel Assist, also present in many SEAT and Volkswagen Group models. In the system assistance competition, he has managed to achieve a score of 70%. For its part, the security support of this technology has reached 74%.

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Ford Mustang Mach-E

The Ford Mustang Mach-E has obtained a score good with his Co-Pilot360, introduced a few years ago in the Ford Focus. In the system assistance competition it has managed to reach a score of 69%. For its part, the security support of this technology has reached 83%.

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Hyundai IONIQ 5

Hyundai’s newly released Ioniq 5 has scored moderate with his Highway Driving Assist II. In the system assistance competition it has managed to reach a score of 77%. For its part, the security support of this technology only reaches 50%.

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Polestar 2

The Polestar 2, despite being a first cousin of safe Volvo vehicles, has only obtained one score moderate with his Pilot Assist. In the system assistance competition, he has only managed to achieve a score of 50%. For its part, the security support of this technology is increased to 85%.

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Opel Mokka-e

Something worse has been given to the Opel Mokka-e, which is satisfied with a score basic with his Advanced Lane Keep Assist. In the system assistance competition it has managed to reach a score of 57%. For its part, the security support of this technology drops to 44%.

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Toyota yaris

Along with the Mokka-e, the new-generation Toyota Yaris has to settle for a score basic with his Toyota Safety Sense. In the system assistance competition it has managed to reach a score of 56%. For its part, the security support of this technology decreases significantly to 53%.

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