Car reviews - Holden - Zafira - 5-dr people-mover
30 Aug 2001
ZAFIRA features a good level of active and passive safety features, including dual front airbags, all-wheel disc brakes with ABS brakes and electronic brake-force distribution, traction control and an auto-reverse function on the power windows. Anti-submarining ramps are provided in the first and second rows, head restraints are used throughout and lap-sash seatbelts found on all outboard positions. (Holden is planning to convert the second row lap belt into a three-pointer.) Seatbelt pretensioners and force limiters are used on the front seats only. European NCAP crash test results give the vehicle a three-star (out of five) rating, with testers criticising the performance of the restraint systems and warning that the body shell could pose risks in a severe accident. By comparison, the Mazda Premacy also received three stars and the Renault Scenic four stars.
Did you know?Active (or primary) safety features provide the means to avert accidents. Passive (or secondary) safety features minimise injury risk once a collision becomes unavoidable
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