The Mercedes A-Class, the Lexus ES and the Hyundai Nexo are the safest cars in their respective categories evaluated in 2018 by Euro NCAP.

According to Euro NCAP, these are the safest cars by segment in 2018

Luckily for all of us, the evidence of Euro NCAP shock are becoming more sophisticated and complicated, forcing manufacturers to do their best if they want to achieve the always pursued 5 stars Euro NCAP. Obviously, this greater hardness of the tests has a direct impact on our safety, both when we are passengers and when we are pedestrians.

Today, Euro NCAP has published which are the safest cars of all those evaluated in 2018 classifying them by categories . As you can see below, few segments appear, only three, justifying by claiming that in certain categories few models have been tested . Let's see which have been the safest, including the famous videos of crash test .

Hyundai Nexo

The Hyundai Nexo is positioned as the safest large SUV . In the crash tests it obtained a score of 94% in protection for adult occupants, 87% in child occupants, 67% in pedestrian abuses and 80% in active safety systems.

Lexus ES

The luxurious saloon of the Japanese firm, the Lexus ES, has been the large saloon the safest of the market of all those that have been evaluated in 2018. The scores have been really high, with 91% in protection for adult occupants, 87% for children, no less than 90% in pedestrian abuse and 77% in terms of active safety and driving assistants.

Mercedes-Benz Class A

In the category of compact , the safest of all has been the Mercedes Class A. The new compact of the brand of the star obtained in the crash test some very positive The new Class A (you can read here our test) is a very safe car, and this is demonstrated by the results of Euro NCAP, with 96% in protection for adults, 91% in children, 92% in case of pedestrian overrun and 75% on active safety systems and driving assistants

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