The New Car Assessment Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean (Latin NCAP) offers to consumers independent and transparent information about the safety levels that car models have in the market.
Latin NCAP tests are based in international renown methodologies, with vehicles awarded with a safety rating between 0 and 5 stars, indicating the protection the cars offer to adult and child occupants Latin NCAP started in 2010 as a joint initiative and in 2014 was established as an association under legal entity framework. Latin NCAP always test the most basic safety version of a car model available in the market.
Provide consumers across the Latin American & Caribbean region with independent and impartial safety assessment of new cars
Encourage manufacturers to improve the safety performance of the vehicles they offer for sale in the Latin American & Caribbean region
Encourage governments across the Latin American & Caribbean region to apply UN vehicle crash test regulations to passenger cars
ASPEC, Automóvil Club Boliviano *, Automóvil Club de Chile *, Automóvil Club de Colombia *, Automóvil Club de Costa Rica *,
Automóvil Club del Uruguay *, Centro para la Defensa del Consumidor, CESVI Argentina, CESVI Brasil, CESVI Colombia, Consumidores Argentinos *, Federación Iberoamericana de Asociaciones de Víctimas contra
la Violencia Vial (FICVI) *, FIA Region IV *, Fundación Gonzalo Rodríguez *, Fundación MAPFRE *, FUNDECOM, International Consumer
Research & Testing (ICRT) *, OMDAI, ODECU * and PROTESTE *.
(*) Founding Members
Cesvi Mexico and El Poder del Consumidor
Fundación Gonzalo Rodríguez – BOD President
Automóvil Club de Chile
ICRT – alternate
Automóvil Club de Colombia
Automóvil Club Boliviano
Consumidores Argentinos - alternate