The Matiz rates fairly well on safety in the European New Car Assessment programme, which covers impact protection, passenger safety, side impact and child restraints. Overall the Matiz is given three out of five stars.
Carkeys reviewed the new Matiz. The interior gets more marks and the car is described as “Nippier than it appears to be.” (Car Keys)
“In the main, the car is a lesson in how to fit a lot into little.” (AutoSpeed)
“A great little bargain car, and despite what many articles say, a great motorway car too.” (CarSurvey.org)
“The Matiz is the only car in India to have successfully passed the stringent 40% Offset Frontal Crash Test.” (Indiamart)