The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) is Australasia's leading independent vehicle safety advocate.

Through its safety rating program, ANCAP provides consumers with transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection and collision avoidance capabilities provided by different vehicle models in the most common types of serious crashes.

See how ANCAP is continually raising the bar on vehicle safety.

ANCAP recommends 5 star rated cars.

MINISTERIAL MEDIA RELEASE: Expanding local crash test capability to encourage safer cars for Australia.

Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester today reviewed the enhancements being made by Australian crash test laboratories to increase local safety test capability and improve vehicle safety in Australia. ... more

Top safety scores awarded to Volvo XC60.

Volvo’s new XC60 mid-size SUV has been awarded the maximum 5 star ANCAP safety rating by independent vehicle safety authority, ANCAP, achieving class-leading scores in two key areas of assessment. ... more

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