As such, discs Dual-Cab Megatest assessed the safety performance of each model against 17 key criteria, including the inclusion of active cruise control, the presence of autonomous emergency braking (AEB), as well as the car’s star rating from Australia’s independent safety authority, Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP).
While we didn’t rate based on airbags, it’s still an important metric to mention. At a minimum, most cars in this segment have seven airbags as standard. However, the new Ranger has nine airbags, while the D-Max and BT-50 each have eight. Musso has the least number of airbags – only six.
However, their list of active safety equipment includes rear cross-traffic alert, front and rear sensors, traffic sign recognition, intelligent speed limiter, and active cruise control with stop-and-go functionality. Both models also have eight airbags, including a driver and passenger front airbag, a front side airbag, front and rear curtain airbags, a driver’s knee airbag and a driver’s far side airbag.