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Fiat Panda gets zero stars in crash test result

Autocar Logo By Autocar of Autocar | Slide 1 of 21: It becomes one of only two zero-rated cars in Euro NCAP’s history, the other being the Fiat Punto in 2017. The Panda failed to achieve more than 50% in any of the safety organisation’s four key testing categories. The safety of children seated in the rear was of specific concern, with the car's Child Occupant Protection score of 16% falling significantly well short of the 79% average.There are instances when cars come away with worryingly poor results, yet they can also offer valuable information and insight for manufacturers, crash test bodies such as Euro NCAP and drivers, and let's hope this is one of them.Let's take a look at the scariest safety test results and what the industry learned from them:

Car safety organisation Euro NCAP has awarded a zero star safety rating for the new Fiat Panda.

It becomes one of only two zero-rated cars in Euro NCAP’s history, the other being the Fiat Punto in 2017. The Panda failed to achieve more than 50% in any of the safety organisation’s four key testing categories. The safety of children seated in the rear was of specific concern, with the car's Child Occupant Protection score of 16% falling significantly well short of the 79% average.

There are instances when cars come away with worryingly poor results, yet they can also offer valuable information and insight for manufacturers, crash test bodies such as Euro NCAP and drivers, and let's hope this is one of them.

Let's take a look at the scariest safety test results and what the industry learned from them:

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