ANCAP has awarded five-star ratings to the new Mercedes-Benz EQC and the Toyota Corolla sedan.
Starting with the EQC, the numbers were promising with a record-equalling score of 92 per cent for child occupant protection.
An impressive 96 per cent was recorded for adult occupant protection whilst vulnerable road user protection and safety assist scored 75 and 76 per cent respectively.
ANCAP Chief Executive, James Goodwin, said: "It is encouraging to see Mercedes' high levels of safety carry across with their first EV market entrant.”
"The EQC scored well for its protection of children with close to full points scored for its ability to physically protect child occupants as well as its ability to safely accommodate a range of child restraints in the second row."
The new Toyota Corolla sedan scored 96 per cent for adult occupant protection, 83 per cent for child occupant protection, 86 per cent for vulnerable road users and 76 per cent for safety assist.
"The Toyota Corolla sedan has carried through the same strong safety performance as seen by the Corolla hatch rated last year," Mr Goodwin said.
"As one of Australia and New Zealand's most popular new passenger vehicles, the Corolla provides very good all-round safety performance including collision avoidance capabilities," he added.
The five-star ANCAP safety ratings apply to Australian and New Zealand-supplied Mercedes-Benz EQC models and all Toyota Corolla sedan variants on sale from November 2019.
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