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Used car safety ratings for 2020

14 December 2020

South Australians thinking about purchasing a used car are being reminded of the importance of checking its Used Car Safety Rating (UCSR), with the updated ratings for 2020 launched today.

Today’s annual UCSR update provides motorists with the latest star rating information for a range of used vehicles.

The updated ratings identify models that provide better protection for their drivers and have been determined through a statistical analysis of real-world crash data, undertaken by the Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC).

The research undertaken by MUARC evaluated data from more than 8 million vehicles involved in police-reported crashes across Australia and New Zealand to assign a star rating from one to five to each model.

For more information, or to download the UCSR Buyer’s Guide, please visit www.mylicence.sa.gov.au/safe-driving-tips/safer-vehicles/buying-a-safe-car