The saloon has mounted in Colombia was a new disappointment for General Motors in Latin America. But it was not all bad news, as the Ford Ranger produced in Argentina, scored three stars.
General Motors returns to stumble with the bad results in the impact tests carried out by LatinNCAP, then the Chevrolet Sail gain zero-star protection adults in the first tests carried out after the adoption of a new assessment protocol, something more strict.
things are not going well for General Motors in Latin America. Towards the end of last year had been the Chevrolet Aveo, which had targeted zero stars and the president and CEO of General Motors Mary Barra, had no better idea than to explain the inexplicable, to say that the cars of the Chevrolet brand offer elements of security, but the buyers are those who choose not to buy them.
LatinNCAP: Zero stars for the Chevrolet Aveo
it is Now the Chevrolet Sail which adds to the sad club of the ‘zero star hotel’. According to what indicates LatinNCAP jan its report, the Sail program, a unit produced in China and assembled in Colombia, gained zero stars in protection of occupant adult and two stars in protection of occupant child.
structure was listed as unstable, since they consider that it is not able to handle greater loads. This means that caused lesions with risk of life for the driver, in the chest and in the head, while the passenger showed compressions that exceeded the limit allowed. By having anchors ISOFIX the protection of children was reasonable, achieving two stars.
at The same time, the renewed Ford Ranger produced in Argentina, won three stars in protection for adults and four stars for protection of children.
Provided good protection for both adult occupant as a child. ISOFIX, although the the absence of electronic stability control as part of their team series, did more to detract points.