The fully electric Volvo C40 Recharge has been awarded a five-star safety rating in the 2022 Euro NCAP tests, joining its siblings in the Volvo Cars line-up as one of the safest cars on the road today.
The rating continues Volvo Cars’ five-star streak in Euro NCAP testing, as
all tested Volvo models on sale today received five stars in their respective
Euro NCAP assessments.
The C40 Recharge scored especially well on occupant safety and driver assist
systems, helped by one of the most extensive standard safety offers in its
segment. Among many other scenarios, these safety technologies help drivers
detect and avoid collisions, remain in their lane and reduce the impact of
accidentally running off the road.
“We always aim to be a leader in safety,” said Malin Ekholm, head of the
Volvo Cars Safety Centre. “That means we adhere to strict safety standards in
all of our cars, many of which we helped establish over time. No matter which
Volvo you choose, you and your loved ones will drive one of the safest cars on
Launched in 2021, the C40 Recharge is Volvo Cars’ second fully electric
model. In coming years, Volvo Cars plans to roll out a whole new family of
pure electric cars, one of the industry’s most ambitious electrification
Volvo Cars was the first established car maker to commit to all-out
electrification and aims to sell only pure electric cars by 2030. Already by
2025, it aims for half of its global volume to consist of pure electric cars.
Reflecting Volvo Cars’ ambition to be an industry leader in safety, the
upcoming generation of Volvo models also aim to set new standards in safety.