Euro NCAP Crash Test Results

Test results and safety ratings

Peugeot 306 1997

1.6 GLX , 5 door hatch

Test Date: May 1998

Peugeot 306 crash test picture Crash Star Rating Crash Rating 3 Stars
Front-impact score
Side-impact score
Seat belt reminder
Total score
8 (50.0%)
10 (56.0%)
Pedestrian Star Rating Pedestrian Rating 1 Star
Pedestrian-test score 6 (17.0%)

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There were no particularly good or bad aspects of the protection the 306 provides for occupants in frontal or side impacts. Even without side airbags, it just meets side-impact protection that will become a legal requirement for new models from October 1998. However, Peugeot needs to work harder to improve the 306's pedestrian protection. All but four of the head impact sites and all the bonnet's leading edge and bumper test sites gave poor performances.

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

The seatbelt system was upgraded on all cars ordered from July 1998.