Tesla Model 3 scores 5 stars in ANCAP safety ratings


first_img Varun Singh New DelhiJuly 30, 2019UPDATED: July 30, 2019 14:55 IST Tesla Model 3 Long Range RWD LHD had safety features like dual frontal, side chest-protecting and side head-protecting (curtain) airbags.HIGHLIGHTSTesla Model 3 Long Range RWD LHD was employed during the crash tests.The electric vehicle scored 96 per cent Adult Occupant Protection category.Tesla Model 3 Long Range RWD LHD had scored five stars in the Euro NCAP crash tests also.Tesla Model 3 has achieved five stars in the ANCAP safety ratings. The crash tests were conducted on the electric vehicle’s Long Range RWD LHD variant across four categories — Adult Occupant Protection, Child Occupant Protection, Vulnerable Road User Protection and Safety Assist.ANCAP safety ratings are published for a range of new passenger, sports utility and light commercial vehicles entering the Australian and New Zealand markets, using a rating system of 0 to 5 stars.Tesla Model 3 Long Range RWD LHD that was employed during the tests had safety features like dual frontal, side chest-protecting and side head-protecting (curtain) airbags. There were features like autonomous emergency braking (city, interurban and vulnerable road user), lane keep assist with lane departure warning and emergency lane keeping, and advanced speed assistance system.The electric vehicle scored 96 per cent and 87 per cent in Adult Occupant Protection and Child Occupant Protection categories, respectively. It achieved 74 per cent in Vulnerable Road User Protection section and 94 per cent in Safety Assist bracket.”This is an impressive result and great to see electric vehicles continuing to prioritise safety,” ANCAP Chief Executive Officer James Goodwin said, adding that it is encouraging to see Tesla give equal attention to the active safety systems and technologies on board as well as the safety fundamentals through the structure and restraints.Recently, Tesla Model 3 Long Range RWD LHD had scored five stars in the Euro NCAP (European New Car Assessment Programme) crash tests as well. Tesla might launch its electric vehicles in India in 2020, company CEO Elon Musk has hinted.advertisementALSO READ | Hyundai Venue bookings touch 50,000 mark, 18,000 units of compact SUV delivered since launchALSO READ | Renault Kwid to be offered on Zoomcar shared mobility platformALSO READ | Honda recalls 5,088 units of previous-gen Jazz, City, CR-V, Civic, Accord to replace faulty Takata airbagsGet real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byVarun Singh Tags :Follow Tesla Model 3Follow ANCAP safety ratings Tesla Model 3 scores 5 stars in ANCAP safety ratingsANCAP safety ratings are published for a range of new passenger, sports utility and light commercial vehicles entering the Australian and New Zealand markets, using a rating system of 0 to 5 stars.advertisement Nextlast_img

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