The Hyundai Veloster has been awarded the maximum five-star safety rating by independent vehicle assessment organisation, Euro NCAP.

The results of the rigorous test process include class-best scores for the 1+2 door sports coupe. 2011 Veloster has achieved a rating ot 96% in the adult occupant category and in the child occupant category it managed to gather 89%. The electronic stability program and seatbelt reminder systems contributed to the car's score of 71% in the safety assist category.

The Veloster is the sixth consecutive Hyundai model to achieve the maximum five-star score in the Euro NCAP safety program.

Furthermore, every Hyundai Veloster sold across in Europe comes with Five Year Triple Care including a customer care package - 5-year unlimited warranty, 5 years' roadside assistance, and 5 years' vehicle health checks.

"The five-star rating for Veloster further demonstrates our commitment to the highest levels of safety for Hyundai customers.  Veloster is attracting a new audience to the Hyundai brand, combining practicality and ‘fluidic' design in a unique 1+2 door package.  Recognition of its class-leading safety performance will further add to its appeal.", commented Allan Rushforth, Senior Vice President and COO of Hyundai Motor Europe.

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Source: Hyundai