Fiat and PSA Peugeot Citroën had a joint venture (among others) for the manufacture of vans, medium-sized, Sevel Nord. Having withdrawn the Italian manufacturer, the technology partner is now Toyota. The fruit of this union, have appeared the Peugeot Traveller, Toyota ProAce and Citroën Spacetourer.
In the last round results from EuroNCAP we have tested the three models, that have attained the same rating, the all be of a common engineering. Get a 87% on the protection of adults, 91% in child protection, 64% protection to pedestrians and 78%! of security technologies.
Compare this result with that obtained in the previous generation vans (Fiat Scudo, Citroën Jumpy, Peugeot Expert and Toyota ProAce), three-star, 59% in adults protection, 86% child protection, 26% protection to pedestrians and 26% of security technologies. , progress is undeniable.
Until this year, this type of vehicle has been tested under the standard of heavy vehicles. From 2016, the test will be as the passenger car, even more strict.
Within 2015, we can compare this result with that of the also premium Renault Trafic and Opel/Vauxhall Vivaro. Not went from three stars, to be contemporary. In 2014, the V-Class Mercedes-Benz took out five stars, and can be considered as the most secure of the category, the score for sectors is a little higher than that of the trio franconipón.