In September 2022, the Minister of Road Transport and Highways in India, Nitin Gadkari urged automakers to adopt global safety norms for cars sold in India. This is often done with the intention of improving road safety and aligning with international standards. Many automakers ensure to provide the best safety features in their car models to mitigate the risk of accidents and minimise the severity of injuries in case of a collision.
According to recent updates, Hyundai Motor India updated its popular car models (the Venue, Creta, and the i20) with more safety features than ever before. However, this update does not enhance the build quality of the vehicle but ensures safety in case of an accident.
These updated safety features introduced in Hyundai's new car models comply with the latest safety norms. As per the Government, all cars should come with 6 airbags as standard along with the 3-point seat belts to provide better safety.
Most Notable Features in Hyundai Venue, Creta, i20, Alcazar
Speaking of these new safety features, the three-pointer seatbelt and adjustable rear headrests have now become a standard feature in the brand's best-selling SUVs; Hyundai Venue and Hyundai Creta along with its premium hatchback, the Hyundai i20. In addition, the seatbelt reminder has also been introduced for both the front and rear seats in these car models.
Hyundai Alcazar and Creta are now offered with 6 airbags, Vehicle Stability Management, Electronic Stability Control, Rear Disc Brakes, Hill Start Assist Control, ISOFIX mounts, and Seatbelt Height Adjustment as standard. The Creta SUV is now offered with a 60:40 Split Rear Seat as standard.
Other Notable Safety Features in Hyundai Cars
Hyundai provides four airbags as standard across lower car models. These include the Hyundai Grand i10 NIOS, Aura and some variants of the i20. In addition, the Hyundai Tucson will offer at least 6 airbags as standard from now onwards.
Meanwhile, Hyundai Venue, Hyundai i20, and its N Line variant now boast features such as Hill Hold Assist (HSA), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), and Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) as standard.
Seeing these updates, the South Korean automaker hints that it will soon bring ADAS tech into car models that are below Verna.
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