The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released its safety rating for the Tesla Model 3 today and the electric vehicle has gotten a perfect 5-star safety rating in every category.
Warning: if you don’t like seeing beautiful Model 3 vehicles being crashed, don’t read the rest of this post.
Tesla achieved the same impressive results in the Model S and Model X.
Now the automaker is repeating the achievement in the less expensive Model 3.
The Model 3 achieved an overall 5-star safety rating, but it also achieved the top score in each category and subcategory.
Many cars achieve an overall 5-star rating, but it is a little more rare for cars to get 5 stars in every category tested by NHTSA.
And here’s a look at the ratings from NHTSA’s website:
Here’s an image of their frontal crash test:
Here’s an image of their side crash test:
You can also have a look at the NHTSA’s video of the crash test here:
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