The European Committee for independent crash tests of new cars Euro NCAP published the results of the test of the electric car Tesla Model 3. Similar tests have already been conducted in the US, but in Europe — for the first time. Elon Musk's electric sedan showed a very impressive level of safety, and in some respects it has no equal.
According to the results of numerous tests, experts of Euro NCAP highly appreciated Tesla Model 3. For the safety of the driver and adult passenger electric car received in all cases almost the highest scores with a final rating of 96%. With the protection of passengers aged 6 to 10, the situation is almost the same. However, not all seats have mounts for child seats, so for the safety of the child in the cabin accrued 86%. In the case of pedestrian safety, there are also some nuances, but in General the figure is quite high — 74%.
Distinguished electric car in the category of "Safety devices", where he received 94%. To date, this is the highest figure: the closest competitor for the parameter — Citröen C5 Aircross, received 82%. Experts praised the Tesla Model 3 Autonomous emergency braking system, designed to respond to pedestrians, cyclists and other road users.
The full report can be viewed here.