Driving such a car without safety systems would be just dangerous. There are several safety features available on Lancer Ralliant, such as frontal airbags for driver and the right passenger, knee driver airbag, side airbags and side curtain airbags for driver and front passenger.
Additionally, the car features AWD with Active Center Differential (ACD), Front Helical Limited Slip Differential (LSD), Rear Mechanical Limited Slip Differential (LSD), ABS with EBD, Active Stability Control (ASC) with Traction Control (TCL) and Hill Start Assist (HSA).
Euro NCAP hasn't tested the sedan flavor of the Lancer, but the Sportback variant achieved the maximum 5-star rating. IIHS on the other hand tested only the sedan, giving a "Good" rating, with only driver pelvis/leg protection being awarded an "Acceptable" rating in the side impact test with standard side airbags. The rest of the tests brought the Lancer the maximum "Good" rating.
Dummy movement was well controlled in the frontal offset test conducted by the IIHS. There were only low risks of injuries, the Institute wrote in the official papers.
Lancer Sportback was awarded a five-star rating in Euro NCAP crash tests and, although providing good protection in almost every area, no points were received for pedestrians' legs protection. Euro NCAP mentioned that "the bonnet provided poor protection in most of the areas likely to hit by an adult's head."Continue reading