2023 Author: Eric Donovan | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-08-25 09:36
The new guidelines for the EuroNCAP crash test force action. Renault equips the mode with ESP as standard.
For a long time, those in charge at Renault resisted the use of electrical stabilization controls in small cars. The new criteria of the EuroNCAP crash test, in which ESP has to be on board in order to achieve the highest rating, are also causing the safety experts from France to rethink.
First compact model with five stars
The mode in particular should retain its status. In August 2004, the compact model was the first vehicle in its class to achieve the highest rating of five stars. In order to ensure that this remains the case in the future, the anti-skid with understeer control USC and traction control ASR are standard equipment in every engine and equipment variant, the manufacturer announced in Brühl.
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