he NCAP was again in news as it recently crash-tested the Datsun GO and Maruti Swift cars
and the two failed in the assessment, resulting in an outcry across the auto industry.
In the beginning of 2014, they also tested vehicles like Tata Nano, Maruti Alto 800, VW Polo, Ford Figo
and Hyundai i10 in the country. The end result stated that only Polo and Figo carried stable structures, while the others entirely flunked the tests.
Now a legitimate question arises - what is the NCAP and why is it carrying out these crash tests? Is it helpful or harmful for car buyers? The questions can go on. So let's checkout some crucial information about crash tests and understand how NCAP functions.Text
: Charu Kishnani, Car Dekho www.CarDekho.com, India's #1 auto portal!
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