MercedesBenz CITAN Kombi (reassessment) | Euro NCAP For safer…

7 Июн 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »
Mercedes-Benz Citan

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The CITAN Kombi was first by Euro NCAP in April and was given a three star Mercedes-Benz indicated at that that they would the safety performance of the vehicle, the deployment of the side airbag and the of child restraints; and that would provide a seatbelt for the front passenger seat and the speed limitation device with Euro NCAP’s These changes are now in production and NCAP has re-assessed the vehicle. tests have been to assess the changes that have made. Where the is not influenced by the changes, test have been carried from the original assessment.

Adult occupant

The passenger remained stable in the frontal Dummy readings indicated protection of the knees and femurs of the and passenger dummies. Inspection of the showed that some in the dashboard presented a hazard to the and femurs of occupants of different and to those sat in different positions. readings of chest compression marginal protection of the driver’s The improvements made by Mercedes-Benz to the airbag deployment proved and the Citan scored maximum in the side barrier test good protection of all body In the side pole impact, the deployed correctly but protection of the was rated as marginal. There was a gap the B-pillar and the front edge of the door. Although this gap was than in the original Citan a penalty was again

applied to the score. The front and head restraints provided protection against whiplash in the event of a rear-end collision.

Child occupant

Based on readings in the dynamic tests, the scored maximum points for its of both the 3 year and the 1½ year In the frontal test, forward of the 3 year old dummy, sat in a forward restraint, was not excessive and, in the impact, both dummies properly contained within the shells of their restraints, the likelihood of head contact parts of the car interior. The passenger cannot be disabled, so a rearward-facing restraint cannot be used in seating position. Improvements by Mercedes-Benz mean that all restraints for which the car is designed can now be installed and accommodated.

Mercedes-Benz Citan


Pedestrian test were carried over the original assessment. The bumper was good but the front edge of the provided poor protection in of the areas tested. Adequate was provided by the bonnet over of its surface but protection in those where an adult’s head strike was mostly poor.

Safety assist

The Citan is with electronic stability as standard equipment, and met Euro test requirements. A seatbelt is available for both front and the system was rewarded. A driver-set speed assistance system is Mercedes-Benz have changed the signal to include an audible and the system was rewarded in this

Mercedes-Benz Citan
Mercedes-Benz Citan

Mercedes-Benz Citan
Mercedes-Benz Citan

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