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2019-07-03 11:53
Tesla Model 3

Image: Euro NCAP

The Tesla Model 3 has achieved a five star Euro NCAP safety rating, and has set a new benchmark for safety technology.

The Model 3 made a strong debut with a perfect score in the frontal offset deformable barrier crash test, a mainstay of Euro NCAP’s assessment since its inception in 1997.

Its performance in the Safety Assist tests particularly impressed, thanks to its superb driver assistance systems like lane support, speed assist and autonomous emergency braking.  The Tesla’s 94% score in 2019 Safety Assist tests is the best yet under Euro NCAP’s most recent protocol.


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