He added: “But we are not chasing Euro NCAP stars when they are related to electronic aids.
“Many of our customers are not willing to pay for that, and they are not understanding how to use them anyway.”
Matthew Avery, Thatcham Research’s chief research strategy officer said: “For a family car, this safety performance is disappointing. The vehicle may be more affordable than others in the same category, but in terms of safety, it appears that you do get what you pay for.
“In this case, not only is the Dacia Jogger lacking the active safety features that buyers expect as standard, but even some of its basic passive safety features aren’t up to the industry standard set by the vast majority of car makers.”