Safety is no issue for the new Škoda Superb as it receives the maximum 5-star rating in the Euro NCAP crash tests. The latest Euro NCAP top result also shows the high safety standard of the entire Škoda model range: in the course of their respective market launches, all current model lines of the manufacturer have been awarded with the maximum 5-star rating in the Euro NCAP crash tests. The Euro NCAP (European New Car Assessment Programme) rating includes the categories occupant protection for adults and children, pedestrian protection and safety assistance systems. The new Škoda Superb has been awarded with the maximum 5-star rating in all four categories.
The new Škoda Superb offers safety without compromise: using MQB technology of Volkswagen Group, the brand’s top model scores well with numerous safety assistance systems. In the event of a collision, state-of-the-art restraint systems with up to nine airbags, a more rigid body and specifically optimised crumple zones offer the best possible occupant protection. There is also a completely new chassis that guarantees stability, comfort and agility. The Superb offers an array of new assistance systems and impresses with a safety standard that has not been seen as standard for vehicles in this segment up until now.
The technology supports the driver in the most diverse traffic situations, from keeping at a safe distance and staying in lane to emergency braking in the case of an impending collision. The new Superb is fitted as standard with Electronic Stability Control including Multi-Collision Brake. In most EU countries, the following safety features are fitted as standard: Front Assist with City Emergency Brake, electronic tyre pressure monitor and XDS+, an extended function of the electronic differential lock.
In addition, several safety assistance systems are optional. The Superb is the first model of the brand to be available with Blind Spot Detect, Rear Traffic Alert, Traffic Jam Assist and Emergency Assist. Further optional safety systems are: automatic distance control (Adaptive Cruise Control), proactive occupant protection (Crew Protect Assist), Lane Assist, Speedlimiter, fatigue detection (Driver Alert) and traffic sign recognition (Travel Assist).
Additionally, innovative lighting systems in the new Škoda Superb provide significantly more safety. The Superb is the first model of the brand to come with masked high beam (Smart Light Assist). The latest Euro NCAP top rating for the new Škoda Superb highlights that the current Škoda model range is safer than ever before.