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The CUPRA Leon has received a five-star Euro NCAP safety rating, passing the strict testing procedures with flying colours. 

The achievement means that the CUPRA Leon is the brand’s second car to receive such an accolade, after the CUPRA Formentor received the same award earlier in the year. 

Both combustion engine and plug-in hybrid variants of the CUPRA Leon scored highly in all areas: Adult Occupant 91%, Child Occupant 88%, Vulnerable Road User 71% and Safety Assist 80%. 

The car features a number of in-built safety systems that use sensor data to help meet the demands of the latest Euro NCAP tests, and, importantly, ensure the wellbeing of each occupant. 

CUPRA Leon hatchback

Systems include Autonomous Emergency Braking, Traffic Sign Recognition, Traffic Jam Assist, High Beam Assist and Pre-Crash Assist. Add to these seven airbags, including a standard...

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May 12, 2013
Reading the actual Euro NCAP report, the Cupra models were only tested specifically for whiplash protection, which scored slightly worse than the non-Cupra model tests (due to the seats). All other scores are directly carried over from the non-Cupra Mk4 Leon without being retested.
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