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BMW iX EV SUV scores 5 stars in Euro NCAP crash check | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

Printed On Dec 11, 2021 10:00:00 AM

These security scores can be relevant 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 checks can be an enormous optimistic for the EV SUV. This score can also 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 checks
  • It scored 43 out of 49 factors within the Youngster Occupant safety checks

BMW iX Euro NCAP crash check rating

Beginning with the Grownup Occupant safety class, the BMW iX obtained a 91 p.c score, scoring 34.7 out of a potential 38 factors. On this class, the iX obtained good scores within the lateral impression check and rear impression check, whereas it misplaced 1 level (out of two) within the rescue and extraction check and a couple of.three factors (out of 16) within the frontal impression check.

Within the Youngster Occupant safety class, the iX obtained 87 p.c, scoring 43 out of a potential 49 factors. Once more, the all-electric SUV secured most potential scores within the frontal impression check, lateral impression check and little one restraint system (CRS) set up checks. 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.

The Weak Street Consumer was the class the place the BMW iX obtained its lowest of 73 p.c, scoring 39.9 out of a potential 54 factors. The electrical BMW obtained 24.2 out of 36 factors within the pedestrian impression check the place it carried out decently within the head and leg impression safety, however scored zero factors within the pelvis impression safety. It faired higher within the Autonomous Emergency braking (AEB) check, the place it secured 6.9 out of 9 factors within the pedestrian AEB check and eight.7 out of 9 factors within the bicycle owner AEB check.

Lastly, within the Security Assists class, the EV SUV earned an 81 p.c score, scoring 13 out of a potential 19 factors. The iX additionally scored nicely within the velocity help check, driver alertness monitoring check and car-to-car AEB check. Nonetheless, it did lose factors within the lane-keep help and seatbelt reminder check.

BMW iX India: anticipated value 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-Tempo in India. Whereas we don’t have particular particulars concerning the variants that can be supplied right here but, we anticipate the iX to be priced just like its rivals – over the Rs 1 crore (ex-showroom) mark.

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