Euro NCAP Crash Test Results

Test results and safety ratings

Citroen C6 2005

Niv3, 3.0 petrol , 4 door saloon

Test Date: Nov 2005

Citroen C6 crash test picture Crash Star Rating Crash Rating 5 Stars
Front-impact score
Side-impact score
Seat belt reminder
Total score
14 (88.0%)
17 (94.0%)
Pedestrian Star Rating Pedestrian Rating 4 Stars
Pedestrian-test score 28 (78.0%)

Compare with other cars in the Executive Car category

The C6 is the first car to be awarded the maximum four stars for pedestrian protection. When the car senses that it is striking a pedestrian a pop-up bonnet is activated, giving greater clearance between the bonnet surface and the rigid components of the engine. The car tested had driver and passenger airbags, front and rear side airbags, curtain airbags and driver's knee airbag. The car also had double pre-tensioners with load-limiters on front seats, pre-tensioners with load limiters on rear seats, front and rear seat belt reminder, isofix anchrorages with top tether in rear outboard seats, ABS and ESP.

Driver head - Good
Driver neck - Good
Driver chest - Adequate
Driver abdomen
Driver right femur - Good Driver left femur - Good
Driver right lower leg - Adequate Driver left lower leg - Adequate
Driver right foot - Good Driver left foot - Good
Passenger head - Good
Passenger neck - Good
Passenger chest - Good
Passenger abdomen
Passenger right femur - Good Passenger left femur - Good
Passenger right lower leg - Adequate Passenger left lower leg - Adequate
Passenger right foot Passenger left foot
Side impact head - Good, Pole test - Pass
Side impact chest - Adequate
Side impact abdomen - Good
Side impact pelvis - Good
Green = Good Good
Yellow = Adequate Adequate
Orange = Marginal Marginal
Brown = Weak Weak
Red = Poor Poor