Scoring particularly well in protecting adult occupants and cyclists, the Skoda Kamiq adds to the firm's range of models that are safest in their class.
The Skoda Kamiq has successfully completed the comprehensive Euro NCAP crash and safety tests, achieving a maximum five star score.
80% high-strength steel occupant cell in the Skoda Kamiq gives it an extremely stiff body and superior passive safety The city SUV scored 96% for the protection of adult occupants in the interior - an impressive result in Euro NCAP history. Testers also awarded the Kamiq the full rating for cyclist protection, reflecting the beneficial effect of the Front Assist with Predictive Pedestrian and Cyclist Protection and City Emergency Brake function included as standard.
In the event of an accident, the Kamiq protects its occupants with up to nine airbags, including an optional knee airbag for the driver and rear side airbags. Additional safety features include the Multi-Collision Brake, the optional Crew Protect Assist proactive occupant protection system as well as ISOFIX and top-tether anchor points on the rear seat bench and front passenger seat to ensure optimal protection of small children at all times.
Standard equipment for the Skoda Kamiq also includes Lane Assist, while the optional Side Assist alerts drivers to vehicles approaching from behind or in the car's blind spot. The combined effect of these assistance systems earned the KAMIQ a score of 3.5 out of a maximum of four points.
Like the equally rated compact Skoda Scala, the Kamiq is based on the Volkswagen Group's MQB-A0 platform, which features state-of-the-art safety and assistance systems. This city SUV's extremely stiff body with its large deformation zones and extremely robust occupant cell ensures superior passive safety, with Skoda using an almost 80% share of high-strength or specially hardened steels in this part of the vehicle.