Haval H6 Hybrid, H6 GT earn five-star ANCAP safety score

The newly-arrived GWM Haval H6 Hybrid and the forthcoming H6 GT ‘coupe SUV’ have equally earned a five-star safety rating from Australian crash screening authority ANCAP.

The consequence follows on from the regular H6 petrol range reaching the highest crash rating in March of this year.

ANCAP says it conducted added frontal offset and indirect pole checks in the H6 Hybrid to validate the integrity of its battery and large-voltage electrical gear.

With these further crash assessments, ANCAP chose to extend the 5-star rating to all variants of the China-manufactured medium SUV range.

By contrast, the H6 GT was not independently crash analyzed, but next ANCAP’s assessment it was deemed to have identical basic safety credentials as the normal H6, and thereby got 5 stars.

The GWM Haval H6 is the latest in a swarm of Chinese-manufactured autos to be awarded a five-star safety score from ANCAP. These consist of the likes of the GWM Ute, Polestar 2, MG ZS EV, and MG HS.

The overall GWM Haval H6 range earned its 5-star basic safety ranking on the back again of scores of 90 per cent for adult occupant safety, 88 per cent for baby occupant security, 73 per cent for susceptible street consumer safety, and 81 for each cent for basic safety support.

ANCAP says the H6 “performed properly across all regions of assessment”, with complete points awarded for driver protection in both equally the facet affect and oblique pole exams, front- and rear-seat occupant whiplash defense, and the front-seat passenger defense in the frontal offset check.

A penalty was utilized though for the driver’s footwell, as it showed some signals of “loss of integrity” in the entrance offset take a look at.

ANCAP praised the GWM Haval H6’s energetic safety systems, with it awarding a fantastic rating throughout all emergency lane-preserving take a look at eventualities, and car-to-motor vehicle and car or truck-to-bike owner autonomous emergency braking general performance.

It also recommended the H6’s junction help feature, which is in a position to stop a collision with a further automobile in the turn-throughout-route intersection exam situation.

Common basic safety equipment across the GWM Haval H6 range includes the next:

  • Autonomous unexpected emergency braking (AEB) with pedestrian, bicycle owner and junction aid
  • Lane-trying to keep aid
  • Lane-centring support
  • Lane-departure warning
  • Blind-location checking
  • Driver notice checking
  • Site visitors signal recognition
  • Protected exit warning
  • Front, entrance-side and curtain airbags plus a centre airbag
  • Reversing digital camera
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Tyre tension checking procedure

Rear-cross targeted traffic notify, adaptive cruise handle and entrance parking sensors are readily available as regular on the H6 Hybrid and better up in the petrol-run H6 wagon array.

Although GWM Haval Australia has not detailed the certain conventional protection devices for its upcoming H6 GT ‘coupe SUV’, it just lately claimed that AEB with pedestrian and bike owner aid, adaptive cruise handle, and lane-trying to keep support will be conventional.

The 2022 GWM Haval H6 Hybrid lately went on sale in Australia in a single, absolutely-loaded front-wheel travel trim, priced from $45,990 push-absent.

It competes against the extremely well known Toyota RAV4 Hybrid in the hotly contested medium SUV segment.

As beforehand comprehensive, the H6 GT ‘coupe SUV’ is established to go on sale in July 2022 right after originally currently being signposted for a next-quarter 2022 launch.

When it goes on sale it will compete in opposition to the likes of the Renault Arkana and Citroen C4.

Additional: Everything GWM Haval H6