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Car safety features

From brakes and airbags to lights and tyres, understand the important safety features on new and used cars

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Safety ratings and tests

Thinking of buying a new or used car? Understand car safety features and ANCAP safety ratings before you buy.

ANCAP tests new cars to understand how they perform in a crash and assess how well the vehicle protects occupants.

We’ve also broken down key safety features below to help you make an informed decision.

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