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PROTON Preve 2013

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5 ANCAP Star RatingANCAP Logo
Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score34.25out of 37
Offset crash test14.53out of 16
Side impact crash test15.72out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points2out of 3


The Proton Preve was introduced in Australia in 2013. This ANCAP safety rating applies to all variants.

In the offset crash test driver chest and leg protection was acceptable. Passenger chest protection was acceptable. In the side impact crash test driver chest protection was acceptable. Performance in the side pole test was good.


Safety Feature Summary

The safety feature information below is subject to change without notice. For up to date safety feature specifications for all variants, please see the safety feature table to the right or contact the manufacturer.

Dual frontal, side chest and side head airbags (curtains) are standard. Antilock brakes (ABS), electronic brake distribution (EBD) and electronic stability control (ESC) are also standard. Advanced seat belt reminders are fitted to both front seats.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 14.53 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 2.84 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 3.69 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the offset test. Pedal and steering wheel displacements were well controlled. Driver and passenger contact with the airbags was stable.

All doors remained closed during the crash. After the crash all doors could be opened with normal effort.

What is frontal offset crash?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Side Impact Crash Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Side Impact* 15.72 pts (out of 16)
Head 4 pts
Chest 3.72 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

The vehicle was eligible for a side pole test because it has side curtain airbags. The vehicle scored the maximum 2 points for head protection in this test.

What is side impact crash?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Whiplash Protection Test

Whiplash protection is assessed to the RCAR Protocol

Geometric test: GOOD
Dynamic test: GOOD

Overall, the Preve earned a GOOD whiplash protection rating in the test.

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Pedestrian Summary

Scored out of 36 points

Child head impacts: 7.30 points
Adult head impacts: 2.35 points
Upper leg impacts: 0.00 points
Lower leg impacts: 4.72 points

The bonnet provided protection in some of the child head impact areas. The windscreen frame provided poor results for the adult head area. The bumper scored mixed results for pedestrian leg protection. Upper leg scores were poor.


Pedestrian Rating Explained

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Pedestrian Rating - please view table for scores

Green Vehicle Guide

Combined Fuel Consumption CO2 Greenhouse Rating Air Pollution Rating Overall Rating
7.2 L/100km 171 g/km 7 Greenhouse Rating 7 /10 6.5 Air Pollution Rating 6.5 /10 3.5-Star Overall Rating

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