Unlike its colleagues from EuroNCAP, the Americans from NHTSA tested "in addition", which often gives them headaches to many automobile manufacturers. That is why each time we are following closely the results published by the IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety).
By the ordeal crash tests passed the Bavarian head of the family, the SUV BMW X5, but this time, the responsible are from safecar.gov. Another organization that works with people from NHTSA, therefore we can safely say that the test results are equally relevant.
So BMW X5 earned a "good" cumulative grade, which would mean that the machine guarantees a five-star protection. The only test that the Bavarian receved only four stars was for the "roll". But the experts say that should not worry as the probability rolling rate is only 18.8%!
Tested and in the version equipped with the optional equipment to enhance the passenger's safety, the BMW X5 managed to convince the jury of the upper safe levels! See below how the most popular BMW SUV behaves!