The CT 200h hasn’t been bashed against any official wall yet, so we’ll only be able to describe the vehicle’s safety based on the features it comes packed with.
For this review, we’ll start with passive safety, as we’ve already described a key element of this in the “Deux Ex Machina” chapter. We are referring to the high torsional rigidity of the body, which not only allows you to keep the vehicle on the road, but also minimizes the effects of a failure to do so.
Once the body gets in contact with other entities, you’ll also be protected by eight airbags, including two for the knees of the driver and front passenger. Moving past that, you can rely on the Whiplash Injury Lessening, which includes an optimized seat back structure and active headrests.
However, it’s best if you try to work together with the ABS, EBD (Electronic brake distribution), BAS (braking assistance system), traction control, variable assistance electric-powered steering and stability control system to avoid having to use the features mentioned in the paragraph above.Continue reading