Carsguide does not drive let alone endorse any vehicle rated at less than four stars by the Australian New Car Assessment Program.
We therefore ignore the very existence of Tata’s Xenon. Scoring two ANCAP stars — as this did last week — is no slight achievement, but leaving out electronic stability control will have that effect. Such things are a regulatory requirement for passenger cars, yet not light commercial vehicles.
Is a blue collar worker’s life is supposed to be worth less?
ANCAP disagrees. So do we.