The new generation toyota yaris is the first car in its class equipped with center airbags, which are designed to protect front seat occupants from bumping their heads in a severe side impact. The new toyota iris has two center airbags, with one embedded in each front seat cushion center airbag protection is one of the new criteria for 2020. That makes it tougher for new models to earn a five star safety rating. It was one of at least eight tests conducted to assess the safety of the new toyota yaris, delivering five star occupant protection in such a small car according to the new criteria, was once seen as a technical impossibility, but the toyota yaris result shows what is possible To achieve with the right levels of engineering, as this footage shows, the two centre airbags cushion the impact and stop both front occupants from colliding reducing the risk of serious head injuries. In addition to offering protection during a crash, modern vehicles are also now tested for how they can avoid a crash in the first place. This includes testing of autonomous emergency braking lane, keeping assistance, blind zone warning and rear cross traffic alert systems in a controlled environment and cap has been conducting local testing of basic autonomous emergency braking systems since 2018.. Over the past two years and cap has been assessing each car's ability to prevent rear, end crashes with other vehicles and how well they can avoid impacts with cyclists and pedestrians.
However, new testing criteria introduced from the start of 2020 rewards more sophisticated systems which can intervene in more complex scenarios, such as turning across the path of another vehicle and avoiding pedestrians. When turning into a side street, the new toyota yaris was among the first vehicles tested globally against the new criteria, the safety authority praised toyota for fitting these advanced safety aids as standard even on its cheapest model. In the range to see the complete results go to andcap.com.eu or check our review on the yaris and all the price and specs on car advice.com.edu to see more videos like this hit like and subscribe, so you don't miss out on any future car advice: content.