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Mercedes M-Class adjudged Safest SUV

By Motortrend India Staff   |   04 August,2009

Mercedes M-Class is a world class machine, which is set with best range of protection features that will safeguard the passengers during the time of an accident and it has now scored a top rating for safety in the Euro NCAP.

Of all the premium SUV models available globally, Mercedes M-Class is the only car in the segment which is available with a PRE-SAFE® passenger safety system. This feature can take safety measures such as activate the reversible belt tighteners, with optional seat memory can change the seating position of the front passenger, and Close the side windows and optional sliding-tilting sunroof much before an accident happens. And this is possible because PRE-SAFE® is a most modern safety feature that makes use of the steering and braking behavior of the driver.

Other safety features such as the six airbags, pyrotechnic belt tighteners (for the front and outer rear seats), and belt force limiters (for the front and outer rear seats) offer a safe driving experience.

"Euro NCAP" is an independent "European New Car Assessment Programme" that is organized by European transport ministries, car clubs, and insurance associations. The tests that are published by provide reliable and accurate safety information about the different car models.

Other than the Euro NCAP, the Mercedes M-Class has to its credit best grade in the frontal and side impact' ratings by the US traffic safety organization NHTSA and "Top Safety Pick" by The American IIHS Institute (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety).

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