The formula are in, and Tesla’s Model 3 sedan has been awarded 5 stars in all pile-up tests conducted by a U.S. National Highway Transportation Safety Administration.
NHTSA conducts tests to copy head-on collisions, crashes into side barriers and poles and rollovers, and a Model 3 warranted a tip rating in each category, according to a agency’s website.
The ratings are a service after months of Tesla crashes creation headlines—particularly with incidents involving a company’s driver-assistance complement Autopilot.
Tesla has done argumentative assertions about information associated to a reserve of Autopilot, and both a association and NHTSA have resisted releasing information to behind adult claims done in a arise of a deadly pile-up involving a Model X crossover in March.
The Model X and Model S both also warranted 5 stars in all categories.