BMW iX EV SUV Scores 5 Stars In Euro NCAP Crash Test


These safety ratings will be applicable to the CBU BMW iX set to launch in India.

The BMW iX is all set to launch in India on December 13, making it the German carmaker’s first all-electric providing in our market. On condition that the brand new BMW iX will come as a CBU (full import), the truth that it has scored 5 stars within the Euro NCAP crash exams can be a giant constructive for the EV SUV. This score can be relevant to all variants of each left-hand drive and right-hand drive configurations. 

  • The BMW iX security scores are legitimate for all variants and configurations
  • It scored 34.7 out of 38 factors in Grownup Occupant safety exams
  • It scored 43 out of 49 factors within the Little one Occupant safety exams

BMW iX Euro NCAP crash take a look at rating

Beginning with the Grownup Occupant safety class, the BMW iX acquired a 91 % score, scoring 34.7 out of a attainable 38 factors. On this class, the iX bought good scores within the lateral influence take a look at and rear influence take a look at, whereas it misplaced 1 level (out of two) within the rescue and extraction take a look at and a pair of.3 factors (out of 16) within the frontal influence take a look at.

Within the Little one Occupant safety class, the iX bought 87 %, scoring 43 out of a attainable 49 factors. Once more, the all-electric SUV secured most attainable scores within the frontal influence take a look at, lateral influence take a look at and youngster restraint system (CRS) set up exams. It was solely let down within the security options class because it didn’t have CRS on the entrance passenger seat or the centre seat on the second-row.

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The Weak Street Person was the class the place the BMW iX acquired its lowest of 73 %, scoring 39.9 out of a attainable 54 factors. The electrical BMW bought 24.2 out of 36 factors within the pedestrian influence take a look at the place it carried out decently within the head and leg influence safety, however scored zero factors within the pelvis influence safety. It faired higher within the Autonomous Emergency braking (AEB) take a look at, the place it secured 6.9 out of 9 factors within the pedestrian AEB take a look at and eight.7 out of 9 factors within the bike owner AEB take a look at.

Lastly, within the Security Assists class, the EV SUV earned an 81 % score, scoring 13 out of a attainable 19 factors. The iX additionally scored effectively within the pace help take a look at, driver alertness monitoring take a look at and car-to-car AEB take a look at. Nonetheless, it did lose factors within the lane-keep help and seatbelt reminder take a look at.

BMW iX India: anticipated worth and rivals

As soon as launched, the BMW iX will tackle the likes of the Mercedes-Benz EQCAudi e-tron SUV and Sportback and the Jaguar I-Pace in India. Whereas we don’t have particular particulars in regards to the variants that can be supplied right here but, we anticipate the iX to be priced much like its rivals – over the Rs 1 crore (ex-showroom) mark.

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