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|Occupant Protection Score|
25.48 out of 37
|Pedestrian Protection Rating|
|Make||Great Wall Motors|
|Model||X240 2009 on|
|Tested Vehicles Built||2010|
|Airbags (if supplied)||Dual front airbags|
|Engine size||2.4 L|
|Kerb Weight||1800 kg|
|Test Date||1 April 2010|
The tested model of Great Wall Motor X240 was introduced in Australia during 2009.
Dual front airbags and antilock brakes (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) are standard. Electronic stability control (ESC) is not available. No advanced seat belt reminders are fitted.
Pretensioners are fitted to the front seat belts to reduce slack in the event of a crash. A three point seat belt is fitted to the centre rear seat. This provides better protection than a two point (lap) seat belt.
The X240 scored 9.48 out of 16 in the offset crash test. The passenger compartment held its shape reasonably well. Protection from serious leg injury was marginal for the driver. There was a slight risk of serious chest injury for the driver and passenger.
The vehicle was awarded a default score of 16 out of 16 in the side impact crash test.
Body region scores out of 4 points each: Head/neck 3.39 pts, chest 2.76 pts, upper legs 1.92 pts, lower legs 1.42 pts.
The passenger compartment held its shape reasonably well in the offset crash test. The brake pedal moved rearwards by 61 mm and upwards 23 mm. The steering wheel hub moved 22 mm rearward, 44 mm upward and 14 mm sideways. The front ("A") pillar moved 2 mm rearwards. All doors remained closed during the crash. After the crash the driver’s door could be opened with high manual effort.
The airbag cushioned the head of the driver and contact was stable. Steering column and dash components were a potential source of injury for the driver's knees. The passenger's head was cushioned by the airbag. Dash and centre console components were knee hazards for the passenger.
Default 16 points awarded for side impact test.
The side impact test normally used by ANCAP simulates a small car striking the driver's door of the vehicle under test. It is based on a regulation test but the regulation does not apply to vehicles with a high seat height like the X240. Experience shows that such vehicles can be expected to perform well in this test so ANCAP has decided to award full score for these vehicles instead of conducting a crash test.
|Upper leg||Variable & conc. loading - 2 pt deduction left & right driver / 2 pt deduction left, 1 pr right passenger|
|Lower leg||No deduction|
|Foot score||Footwell rupture - Score 3 points|
Steering column and pedal movements are measured relative to the driver's seat.
Default score awarded
|Antilock (ABS) brakes / Electronic brake distribution||S/S/X|
|Passenger front airbag||S|
|Electronic stability control (ESC, VSC, DSc, ESP, VSA)||X#|
|Side airbags, front seats - chest protection||X|
|3 point centre rear seat belt||S|
|Side airbags, front seats - head protection||X|
|Active head restraints - front seats||X|
|Side airbags, rear seats - head protection||X|
|Intelligent seat belt reminder - driver||X|
|Intelligent seat belt reminder - front passenger||X|
|Driver knee airbag||X|
|Front/rear seat belt pretensioners||S/X|
|Rear seat belt status indicator||X|
√ = Fitted to vehicle that was crash tested (where not standard)
S = standard on all models
S* = Standard for petrol models but not available for LPG models until 1 May 2009
O = optional on base variant. May be standard on higher variants
V = not available on base variant but standard or optional on higher variants
X = not available on any variant.
* = not available on the Australian model
# ESC required by ANCAP for 5 star rating from 2008.
|Refer to the information sheet "How the tests are done"||
Offset Crash Test
|Head Injury Criterion (HIC) is a measure of the potential for head injury. At a HIC of 1000 one in 6 adults will suffer from life-threatening injury to their brain.|
|Chest compression of 75 or more, or chest acceleration of 90 or more indicates poor protection from serious chest injury.|
|Force Left (kN)||2.53||0.44|
|Force Right (kN)||0.97||2.38|
|Knee Disp. Left (mm)||6.19||0.98|
|Knee Disp. Right (mm)||5.01||1.04|
|An upper leg axial force of 10.9 or more indicates poor protection from serious upper leg (femur) injury.|
|Force Left (kN)||1.16||2.39|
|Force Right (kN)||4.38||1.84|
|Index (upper/lower) Left||0.44/0.29||0.27/0.19|
|Index (upper/lower) Right||0.98/0.48||0.34/0.32|
|A lower leg index of 1.2 or more indicates poor protection from serious lower leg (tibia) injury.|
Bonus points (maximum 5):
|Child head impacts||0.45||Upper leg impacts||0|
|Adult head impacts||3.21||Lower leg impacts||0|