Ensuring the safety of your car is paramount for both you and your passengers. In the ever-evolving automotive technology landscape, modern cars come equipped with a variety of safety features designed to protect occupants and prevent accidents.
In Australia, safety standards are stringent, so understanding how safe your car is can greatly influence your driving experience and overall peace of mind on the road. Find out more about the safety of Australian cars and how it’s measured in Savvy’s handy guide.
In Australia, determining how safe your car is can be easily done through the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), the leading authority in vehicle safety assessment. ANCAP provides a comprehensive rating system that helps consumers gauge the safety level of their vehicles. Here's how you can find out how safe your car is:
By using the ANCAP website, you can access reliable and up-to-date information about the safety of your car. It's important to prioritise safety when driving, and ANCAP's resources can help you make informed decisions to provide greater peace of mind to you and your passengers on the road. There are also other online resources you may be able to use to determine the safety of your vehicle.
Some of the major safety features to keep an eye on when assessing your car’s overall safety, or comparing cars before you buy, include: