ASEAN NCAP has just released the crash test results for the Hyundai Creta and the Hyundai Stargazer. Both models are assembled in Indonesia for several countries in the region. The Creta is a small SUV while the Stargazer is a small MPV.
With a total score of 75.78, the Hyundai Creta managed a 5-star ASEAN NCAP rating. It scored 27.78/32 in Adult Occupant Protection (AOP), 39.67/51 in Child Occupant Protection (COP), 14.79/21 in Safety Assist, and 9.14/16 In Motorcycle Safety (MS).
The Hyundai Creta is sold in Indonesia and Thailand, and all versions of the car are powered by a 1.5-litre four-cylinder Smartstream MPI engine that makes 115 hp (metric) and 143.8 Nm.
In its range-topping form, the Creta is equipped with Hyundai Smart Sense which includes Forward Collision-avoidance Assist (FCA), Lane Keeping Assist (LKA), Lane Following Assist (LFA), Driver Attention Warning (DAW), Driver Rear View Monitor (DRVM), Blind-spot Collision-avoidance Assist (BCA), and Rear Cross-traffic Collision-avoidance Assist (RCCA).
Other safety equipments that the range-topping Creta gets include 6 airbags, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Brake Assistant System (BAS), and Hill-Start Assist Control (HAC). The Creta even has a Rear Occupant Alert (ROA) system.
Hyundai’s small MPV, the Hyundai Stargazer only managed to score 4 stars in the ASEAN NCAP crash test with a total score of 66.48. It scored 24.97/32 in AOP, 36.92/51 in COP, 12.64/21 in Safety Assist, and 7/16 in Motorcycle Safety (MS).
The Stargazer is sold in Indonesia in four variants, namely ‘Active’, ‘Trend’, ‘Style’, and ‘Prime’. The Prime variant is equipped with 6 airbags while the other three variants only get two airbags. The range-topping Prime variant also gets the full suite of Hyundai Smartsense which includes FCA, LKA, LFA, DAW, BCA, and RCCA.