CUPRA Leon Awarded 5-Star Euro NCAP Safety rating

Following the success of the CUPRA Formentor the CUPRA Leon has been awarded the a full 5-Stars in the Euro NCAP safety assessment.

CUPRA as car maker have a dedication to creating, not just performance focused cars, but increadiably safe vehcilces also. The brands performance hatchback, the Leon, is the lastest to recivece the 5-Star Euro NCAP rating.

The Leon joins the Formentor in gainging top safety marks. In what is now the most strict testing regime the NCAP organistaion has had.

“CUPRA continues to deliver vehicles that mix not only contemporary performance but also maximum safety,”

-Dr. Werner Tietz, Executive Vice-President for Research and Development at CUPRA and SEAT

The Spanish hatchback has a complete suite of safety and technological convivences. These systems include Autonomous Emergency Braking, Traffic Sign Recognition, Traffic Jam Assist, Light Assist and Pre-Crash Assist. Add to these the integration of seven airbags, including a standard front-central airbag, Front Assist with vehicle, pedestrian and cyclist detection, Emergency Steering Assist and Junction Assist, Lane Assist. With its range of sensor data the Leon makes your driving life easier & safer.

The CUPRA Leon, both combustion engine and plug-in hybrid* variants, scored highly in all areas: Adult Occupant 91%, Child Occupant 88%, Vulnerable Road User 71% and Safety Assist 80%.

If you’re interested in the new CUPRA Leon you can view it here, or contact the team here to book a test drive.

*The hybrid version of the Leon & Leon Sportstourer is yet to be confirmed for New Zealand markets.

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