The Toyota Camry and Perodua Aruz were the two latest models to gain 5-star crash test ratings from the New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP).
The organization announced that it recently assessed two latest models available in the market — the Camry midsized sedan and Aruz, the latest SUV model under the Perodua brand.
and Toyota Camry, the midsize sedan class of the Toyota brand. The results were released during the launching ceremony of ASEAN NCAP Labelling Compliance Guideline 2019.
The Camry is the latest model under the Toyota brand assessed by ASEAN NCAP. The midsize sedan obtained an outstanding score for its AOP category with 49.04 points over 50.00, 22.68/25.00 points for the COP assessment and 19.75/25.00 points for the SAT category.
Under the COP assessment, the Camry scored full points in both frontal and side impact tests. The tested sedan was fitted with seven airbags, ESC, SBR for frontal occupants, ISOFIX and top tether as standard across all variants. A nine-airbag variant is also offered for its Thailand market.
The Camry also has features equipped in the car either as standard or optional in all its available market across South East Asia namely AEB City and Inter-urban, Lane Departure Warning System, Forward Collision Warning System and Lane Keep Assist.
The Camry achieved an impressive overall score of 91.47 points for this test and thus, ASEAN NCAP has awarded it with 5-Star rating.
The Aruz shares the same platform of the Toyota Rush model in which the latter was awarded with 5-Star rating by ASEAN NCAP. Based on the documentation provided by Perodua with regards to the safety features of the model, ASEAN NCAP has extended the Toyota Rush rating to the Perodua Aruz.
The Aruz received a total score of 86.49 points, which comprised 43.25 points for the Adult Occupant Protection (AOP) category, 21.01 points for the Child Occupant Protection (COP) assessment and 22.22 points for the Safety Assist (SAT) category.
The Aruz has a standard fitment of six airbags, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Seatbelt Reminder System (SBR) for driver, front and rear passengers, ISOFIX and top tether at rear seats. Perodua also equipped the model with other safety assist technologies namely Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) City and Forward Collision Warning System to be available in the model.
Thus, the accumulated score from the three assessed categories has made the SUV to be eligible for 5-Star ASEAN NCAP rating, the agency stated.