Why Stars Matter: A Car with Zero-Rating Crumples on Impact

We often feature vehicles with high safety ratings. Here’s one with zero stars—and terrifying test results.

“The zero star Nissan NP300 is shockingly bad,” said the Secretary General for Global NCAP, the organization that ran the tests. “It is astonishing that a global company like Nissan can produce a car today as poorly engineered as this. The NP300 ‘Hardbody’ is ridiculously misnamed as its body shell has collapsed.”

The study conducted various tests: frontal, frontal offset, and more. All with equally drastic results. Click here for the full video.