CUPRA has achieved a five-star Euro NCAP rating for both the combustion engine and plug-in hybrid variants. The CUPRA Formentor attained the same award earlier this year, passing the strict testing procedures with flying colours.
The CUPRA Leon scored highly in all areas:
- Adult Occupant – 91%
- Child Occupant – 88%
- Vulnerable Road User – 71%
- Safety Assist – 80%
The CUPRA Leon has a range of built-in safety systems which include: Autonomous Emergency Braking, Traffic Sign Recognition, Traffic Jam Assist, High Beam Assist and Pre-Crash Assist. Add to these, seven airbags, including a standard front-central airbag, Front Assist (with vehicle, pedestrian and cyclist detection), Emergency Steering Assist and Junction Assist, Lane Assist and Emergency e-Call.
“CUPRA continues to deliver vehicles that balance both performance and safety,” said Dr. Werner Tietz, Executive Vice-President for Research and Development at CUPRA and SEAT.