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is Australasia’s leading independent vehicle safety authority.

Since 1993, ANCAP has published safety ratings for thousands of vehicle
makes and models sold in Australia and New Zealand.


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Mazda & Volvo the first to step up to increasing test standards.

The latest independent safety assessments from vehicle safety authority, ANCAP, have demonstrated the ongoing commitment from vehicle brands to maintain 5 star standards against increasing criteria. The Mazda CX-8 and Volvo XC40 have both achieved a 5 star ANCAP safety rating – the first models to be tested and rated by ANCAP to the latest, most stringent 2018 assessment protocols. ... more

A new campaign to get us thinking: ‘Safer Vehicle Choices Save Lives’

After many years seeing the number of lives lost on our roads decrease, concerningly, this trend has reversed and the number of Australians and New Zealanders dying on our roads is increasing. ANCAP research has shown the age and relative safety of a vehicle is a likely contributor. A new awareness campaign encouraging community conversation and consideration of safer vehicle choices has been launched by ANCAP – the independent vehicle safety authority. ... more

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