The new ŠKODA SCALA, launching this weekend has received the highest rating of five stars in the independent European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP).
After scoring 97% in the Euro NCAP test assessments of adult occupant safety and cyclist safety it confirms its place as one of the safest vehicles in the category.
In the ‘adult occupant protection’ category, SCALA received a score of 97 per cent – one of the highest ratings in the history of the assessments. The SCALA’s extremely stiff body with large deformation zones and robust occupant cell guarantees safety.
The SCALA comes with up to nine airbags, including an optional knee airbag for the driver and optional side airbags at the rear. Additional safety features include the ‘multi-collision brake’, the optional ‘crew protect assist’ proactive occupant protection system, as well as ISOFIX and top-tether attachments on the rear seat bench and front passenger seat to protect the youngest passengers.