EXCLUSIVE: SA cars put through NCAP safety paces

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File: Last year, over 14,000 people were killed on South Africa's roads.

File: Last year, over 14,000 people were killed on South Africa's roads.

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File: Last year, over 14,000 people were killed on South Africa's roads.

File: Last year, over 14,000 people were killed on South Africa's roads.

JOHANNESBURG - The safety standards of locally sold cars took centre stage on Wednesday.

The Global New Car Assessment Programme - in partnership with the Automobile Association of South Africa - is releasing the results from Africa&39;s first car crash tests.

Last year, over 14,000 people were killed on South Africa&39;s roads.

The five cars chosen for the crash tests represent 65 percent of the sales volume in SA for a year.

The cars chosen were the Toyota Etios, Renault Sandero, Datsun Go Plus, VW Polo Vivo, and Chery QQ3.

* eNCA’s Michael Appel brings you this exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the five cars that were crash-tested in Germany.