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From Tata Nexon to Hyundai Verna: 11 made-in-India cars with 5-star Global NCAP safety rating you can buy today

11 safest global ncap 5 star indian cars

Ever since the Tata Nexon achieved a commendable 5-star rating in the Global NCAP crash tests, the Indian car-buying audience has begun prioritizing safety when purchasing new vehicles. The trend of emphasizing safety ratings, initiated by the Tata Nexon, has gradually gained momentum, with other carmakers also performing well in the Global NCAP crash tests. Here are all the cars manufactured in India that have received the highest possible rating in the crash tests conducted by Global NCAP, under the ‘Safer Cars for India’ initiative:

Tata Nexon

From Tata Nexon to Hyundai Verna: 11 made-in-India cars with 5-star Global NCAP safety rating you can buy today

The first-generation Tata Nexon was the first-ever made-in-India car to earn a 5-star rating in the Global NCAP crash tests. The compact SUV scored 16.06 points out of 17 for adult occupant protection.
Tata Altroz: Following the impressive performance of the Nexon in the Global NCAP crash tests, the Tata Altroz continued the momentum by achieving an even higher score than the Nexon in adult occupant protection, with 16.13 points out of 17.

Tata Altroz

From Tata Nexon to Hyundai Verna: 11 made-in-India cars with 5-star Global NCAP safety rating you can buy today

Altroz is Tata’s first premium hatchback in the market. Like Nexon, Altroz is also a well built car and in the Global NCAP crash test, it scored 5 star rating for adult safety and 3 star for child safety. Altroz is available in the market with a 1.2 litre naturally aspirated petrol, 1.2 litre turbo petrol and a1.5 litre diesel engine option. The naturally aspirated version gets a dual-clutch automatic transmission option.

Mahindra XUV300

From Tata Nexon to Hyundai Verna: 11 made-in-India cars with 5-star Global NCAP safety rating you can buy today

After the success of Nexon and Altroz from Tata Motors, Mahindra joined the 5-star rating club in Global NCAP crash tests with the XUV300 compact SUV. The Mahindra XUV300 scored 16.41 points out of 17, surpassing the Tata Altroz.

Mahindra XUV700

From Tata Nexon to Hyundai Verna: 11 made-in-India cars with 5-star Global NCAP safety rating you can buy today

Following the XUV300, Mahindra’s larger XUV700 also excelled in Global NCAP crash tests, securing a 5-star rating by scoring 16.03 points out of 17 in adult occupant protection.

Tata Punch

From Tata Nexon to Hyundai Verna: 11 made-in-India cars with 5-star Global NCAP safety rating you can buy today

Tata Motors continued its commitment to building safer cars for India with its next high-rated compact offering, the Punch sub-compact SUV. The Tata Punch achieved the highest-ever score by a Tata car in adult occupant protection, with 16.45 points out of 17.

Mahindra Scorpio-N

From Tata Nexon to Hyundai Verna: 11 made-in-India cars with 5-star Global NCAP safety rating you can buy today

The Mahindra Scorpio-N was among the earlier cars tested under the revised protocols of Global NCAP crash tests and achieved a 5-star rating. This new-generation ladder-on-frame SUV scored 29.25 points out of 34 in adult occupant protection.

Volkswagen Virtus and Skoda Slavia

From Tata Nexon to Hyundai Verna: 11 made-in-India cars with 5-star Global NCAP safety rating you can buy today

Both the Volkswagen Virtus and Skoda Slavia, while distinct in terms of design and interior layouts, share the same monocoque frame and powertrain options. These sedans also achieved identical scores in adult occupant protection in Global NCAP crash tests, scoring 29.71 points out of 34, resulting in 5-star ratings.

Volkswagen Taigun and Skoda Kushaq

From Tata Nexon to Hyundai Verna: 11 made-in-India cars with 5-star Global NCAP safety rating you can buy today

Similar to the Virtus and Slavia, the SUV counterparts, the Volkswagen Taigun and Skoda Kushaq, share powertrain options and monocoque frames while differing in exterior and interior design. They also earned matching scores in adult occupant protection in Global NCAP crash tests, with 29.64 points out of 34, making them the first cars to achieve a 5-star rating under the revised protocols by Global NCAP.

Hyundai Verna

From Tata Nexon to Hyundai Verna: 11 made-in-India cars with 5-star Global NCAP safety rating you can buy today

The most recent addition to the roster of 5-star rated cars by Global NCAP is the Hyundai Verna, scoring 28.18 points out of 34 in adult occupant protection. With this achievement, the Verna becomes the first-ever made-in-India Hyundai car to receive a 5-star rating in the Global NCAP crash tests.