Tesla Model 3 Gets Totaled By Euro NCAP, Emerges Victorious

Euro NCAP has released the safety ratings of six vehicles today and among them was the Tesla Model 3, which managed to score a maximum of 5 stars.

The electric sedan nabbed a 96 percent score in Adult Occupant, 86 percent in Child Occupant and 74 percent in Pedestrian Safety. The 94 percent achieved in the Safety Assist category “is best yet under Euro NCAP’s most recent protocol”, noted the European safety specialists.

Mercedes-Benz had to prepare two vehicles for the crash tests: the B-Class and GLE. Both of them obtained a 5-star result, alongside the Skoda Scala, the Czech brand’s latest compact hatchback, positioned between the Fabia and Octavia. The Scala was “amongst the top small-family cars tested” in this class, commented Euro NCAP.

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“It’s great to see cars doing so well. Our tests get tougher and tougher, and cars continue to perform well, which means that car buyers are getting an ever-safer range of vehicles to choose from”, said Michiel van Ratingen, Euro NCAP’s Secretary General. “Next year, we up the ante again, with better tests of driver-assistance systems, a completely new frontal crash test and more attention to protection in side crashes. These new tests should help to make the roads safer for everyone.”

Things didn’t go so well for the other two cars that were tested: the Kia Ceed and DS3 Crossback, as they missed the maximum safety rating by an inch. Their 4 star ratings were obtained using the base versions, which lack some of the available advanced safety gear. However, Euro NCAP said that when equipped with the ‘Advanced Driver Assistance’ and ‘Active Safety Brake’ packs, they do fall into the 5-star territory.


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  • db

    Just keep it away from fire trucks and battery fires and everything will be just fine…

    • Exotics

      And you

      • db

        Weather is fine, thank you for asking.


    feel bad for ceed, but deserved result for ds3 crossback

    • why both the same problem. I don’t like the DS3 Crossback, but why would it deserve 4 stars and you feel bad for the Ceed?

  • RDS Alphard

    Model 3 seems to get more damage on pole test compare to Tesla’s own test.

    • Exotics

      Go on

  • Exotics

    Nice negative title spin

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