Bajaj Qute receives one-star rating in crash test

Bajaj Qute receives one-star rating in crash test

Just last week, the Bajaj Qute made headlines for all the right reasons when people thought the vehicle only cost R150p/m, but now more concerns about its actual safety are surfacing.

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It's been a while since a car grabbed the attention of the masses the way the Bajaj Qute has.

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At first, South Africans thought they had hit the jackpot when they discovered the price, but they misinterpreted it and the car was not available for only R150/pm. But you can read more about it here.

Now it seems like the car is once again causing a stir.

As it turns out, the cost of the car should be the least of our concerns!

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According to the Euro NCAP crash test, it scored a dismal one-star out of five, although the company is delighted with this rating.

The quadricycle, which is classified as a lightweight four-wheeled vehicle for intra-city travel, scored better than many of its competitors, which is even harder to believe.

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According to David Ward, the Global NCAP secretary-general, the fact that the Bajaj Qute performed slightly better than other quadricycles should not really be celebrated, as the car still does not perform well.

In total, it scored a 10 out of a maximum of 32: six out of 16 for frontal crashes, and six out of 16 for side crashes, with these results revealing that there is a very real possibility that any passengers could suffer severe or even fatal chest and head injuries.

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You can watch the little Bajaj Qute be put to the test right here:

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Can the company improve the safety rating? 

It can be done if they look into limiting the speed of the vehicle and by adjusting the fitment for the airbag and the three-point inertia-reel seat belt.

Well, we don't know about you, but until those changes are made, we might not be asking any Bajaj drivers for a lift.

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