The New Car Assessment Programme for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP) has awarded the fourth-generation Toyota Vios (Yaris) a 5-star rating. This model is subject to the more comprehensive 2021-2025 assessment protocol.
The variant tested, according to the ASEAN NCAP report, was the G variant, produced in Malaysia for the Malaysian market. Other Vios models built in Thailand for Brunei, Indonesia, Laos, and Cambodia also fall under this rating.
The Vios receives 35.25 out of a possible 40 points for adult occupant protection (AOP), while the B-segment sedan receives 16.64 out of a possible 20 points for child occupant protection (COP). The availability of autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and other cutting-edge safety assistance systems earns the 2023 Vios 16,08 points out of a possible 20, while the model received 10,73 points in the motorcyclist safety (MS) category.
The 2023 Toyota Vios receives an overall score of 78.70 points after point weighting adjustments, qualifying it for a five-star ASEAN NCAP rating. According to the official statement from ASEAN NCAP:
“ASEAN NCAP is pleased that Toyota is committed to ensuring the safety of both the vehicle occupants and other road users by equipping the sedan with various safety assist technologies to protect them from unforeseen incidents while driving on the roads.”
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