Global NCAP recently crash-tested the all-new Mahindra Thar. The Thar managed an impressive 4-star safety rating. In the adult occupancy, Thar managed 12.52 points out of 17, making it a 4-star rating. This means that the protection for driver and passenger heads, necks, chest and knees was good or adequate. The bodyshell of the Thar was rated stable and it was capable of withstanding even higher loadings.
In the child occupancy, Thar received a respectable 41.11 out of 49, ensuring the 4-star safety rating. The ISOFIX child seat anchors and a three-point seatbelt configuration are primarily responsible for this rating. This variant of the Thar had a front seating arrangement.
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It is interesting to note that, the Global NCAP decided to test the top-trim for the Mahindra Thar, which is generally not the case. This is because the rating applies to the…