LAND ROVER Range Rover Velar 2017

The 2017 Range Rover Velar hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

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The tested model of Land Rover Range Rover Velar was introduced in Australia and New Zealand in September 2017. This ANCAP safety rating applies to all variants.


Test Results Summary
Crash TestScore
Adult Occupant Protection 35.47 38
    Full Width Frontal Test 7.20     out of 8
    Frontal Offset Test 7.40 out of 8
    Side Impact Test 8 out of 8
    Pole Test     8     out of 8
    Whiplash Protection Test 1.92 out of 3
    AEB (City) 2.95     out of 3
Child Occupant Protection 41.85 out of 49
Safety Assist 8.75     out of 12
    Speed Assistance System 1.25 out of 3
    Seat Belt Reminders 3 out of 3
    Lane Support System 2 out of 3
    AEB (Interurban) 2.50 out of 3
Pedestrian Protection 31.29 42

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-protecting and side head-protecting (curtain) airbags are standard. Autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and a lane departure warning system are standard.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 7.4 pts (out of 8)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.34 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 3.47 pts

The passenger compartment of the Velar remained stable in the frontal offset test. Protection of the passenger dummy was good for all critical body areas. Protection of the driver’s chest and lower leg was rated as acceptable. All doors remained closed during the test.

What is frontal offset test?

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 Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Side Impact* 8 pts (out of 8)
Head 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

In both the side impact and the more severe pole test, protection of all critical body regions was rated good and the Velar scored maximum points.

What is side impact test?

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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Full Width Frontal Test

Full Width Test Image
Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Driver* pts (out of )
Head 4 pts
Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.15 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Rear Passenger* pts (out of )
Head 4 pts
Neck 3.67 pts
Chest 1.97 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts

In the full width frontal test, protection of the chest of the rear passenger was rated marginal. The neck of the rear passenger and chest of the driver was rated acceptable. All other critical body regions were rated good.

What is full width frontal test?

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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Pole Test

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Pole* 8 pts (out of 8)
Head 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts
What is pole test?

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

Front / Rear: 1.55 points

Rear: 0.38 points

AEB (City): 2.95 points

Whiplash Protection Crash Test Image

Child Protection Test

6 year old child: 11.89 points

10 year old child: 10.96 points

In the frontal offset test, protection of the 6 year and 10 year dummies was good or adequate, except for the neck of the 10 year dummy, protection of which was rated as marginal. In the side impact test, protection was good for all critical body areas of both dummies.

Child Safety Features & Child Seat Installation

Safety features: 7.00 points

Installation check: 12.00 points

Pedestrian Summary

Scored out of 42 points

Adult & child head impacts: 16.22 points

Upper leg impacts: 3.07 points

Lower leg impacts: 6.00 points

AEB (VRU): 6.00 points

This vehicle scored 31.29 out of 42 points. Protection provided to the head of a struck pedestrian was predominantly good or adequate over most of the bonnet surface, with some weak and poor results recorded on the stiff windscreen pillars. The bumper provided good protection to pedestrians' legs while protection of the pelvis areas was more mixed, with good and poor results recorded. The autonomous emergency braking (AEB) system can detect pedestrians and performed well in testing. (Tested by Euro NCAP v8.3)


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
5.4 L/100km 142 g/km

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The 2017 Range Rover Velar hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.