2022 Hyundai Tucson scores 3-stars in Latin NCAP crash test

The Hyundai Tucson equipped with 2 airbags scored 0 stars in the crash tests.

The 2022 Hyundai Tucson has been awarded a 3-star safety rating by Latin NCAP. The SUV scored 32.64 points and 34.07 points for adult and child occupant protection, respectively.

As per the test report, the vehicle offered good protection to the head, neck and chest of the driver and passenger. Protection for the driver and passenger’s knees was rated as marginal. Driver’s tibias showed adequate and good protection, while passenger’s tibias showed good protection. The footwell and bodyshell were rated as stable in the frontal impact test.

The Tucson offered good protection to the head, chest, abdomen and pelvis in the side impact test. The protection offered to the head and pelvis was rated as good in the side pole impact test.

The child seat for the 3-year-old dummy was capable of preventing head exposure and offered good protection. The child restraint system (CRS) offered full protection during the side impact test.

The Tucson scored 23.23 points for pedestrian protection. The car showed areas with good protection levels, but upper leg performance showed areas with weak protection.

The test car was equipped with 6 airbags, ESC, Speed Assist System, Seat Belt Reminder and ISOFIX.

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