Ford Ranger, the first pick-up with 5-star EuroNCAP

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Ford not only leads with authority, the north american market pick-up with the F-150 (segment light duty), also the european market with the Ranger. Between January and November have been enrolled 25.500 units in Europe, is the best-selling model, and now you can also say that the safest.

For the first time, a pick-up has drawn the five-star EuroNCAP, although the protocol in 2012, more lax than the 2015. there Were several models with four-star, like Nissan Navara, Mitsubishi L200, Isuzu D-MAX and Volkswagen Amarok, but none with five stars.

The protocol of 2012, unlike the previous, 2011, by a further requirement on the protection of pedestrians. Ford has not clarified why it has been made the test with a standard previous to the current one.

In the protection for adults has a 96% score, 86% for child protection, 81% of protection to pedestrians and 71% in safety technologies. For the last section we have considered the speed control, electronic stability programme (ESP), and the informers of buckled safety belt.

security technologies new Ranger 2015, the height of which can have a tourism, have not increased the score. We refer to the help of lane keeping, adaptive cruise control with collision warning, recognition of traffic signs, etc