The BMW iX has been awarded a five-star safety rating at the Euro NCAP safety tests, with the German car manufacturer’s soon-to-arrive flagship emissions-free SUV scoring 91 per cent in the “Adult Occupant” category; 87 per cent in the category of “Child Occupant” safety; 73 per cent in the “Vulnerable Road Users” category”; and 81 per cent in the “Safety Assist” category. “The BMW iX sets new standards in sustainability, and its top rating of five stars in the Euro NCAP underlines the vehicle’s comprehensive sustainability concept,” said Dominik Schuster, head of vehicle safety at BMW.

“The stable body structure and extended range of restraint systems ensure occupant protection”

Schuster continued: “The extremely stable body structure and the extended range of restraint systems ensure an outstanding level of occupant protection. In addition, the BMW iX scores highly both in the test programme and in everyday driving with innovative driver assistance systems that significantly reduce the risk of accidents in a wide array of situations.”