Audi A3 E-Tron Gets 5-Star Euro NCAP Safety Rating

DEC 10 2014 BY ERIC LOVEDAY 3

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Euro NCAP Ratings

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Euro NCAP Ratings

Euro NCAP completed its latest round of safety testing.  The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron was among the tested vehicles.

Overall, the A3 e-tron scored 5 stars (out of a total of 5 stars) in Euro NCAP testing.

Link to Euro NCAP test results

Below you’ll find important info on the A3’s scores, as well as crash-test images and smash-em-up video of the A3 e-tron.

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Euro NCAP Ratings

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Euro NCAP Ratings

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Euro NCAP Ratings

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Euro NCAP Ratings

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Euro NCAP Ratings

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Euro NCAP Ratings

Audi A3 e-tron Crash Image

Audi A3 e-tron Crash Image

Audi A3 e-tron Crash Image

Audi A3 e-tron Crash Image

Audi A3 e-tron Crash Image

Audi A3 e-tron Crash Image

Video 1: Frontal Impact takes place at 64 Km/h, 40% of the width of the car striking a deformable barrier. In the side impact, a mobile deformable barrier impacts the driver’s door at 50 km/h. In the pole test, the car tested is propelled sideways at 29km/h into a rigid pole.

Video 2: For AEB Inter-Urban systems, Euro NCAP evaluates the automatic brake function and the forward collision warning function in 3 different driving scenarios: Driving towards a stationary vehicle (30-80km/h); closing in at a slower vehicle in front (30-80km/h) and following a car in front which suddenly starts braking (50km/h, gentle and harsh braking).

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3 Comments on "Audi A3 E-Tron Gets 5-Star Euro NCAP Safety Rating"

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Both occupant ratings are lower than the Kia Soul EV.

Mikael

Both have four wheels.

Hopefully the A4/A6 plug-in will at least offer Quattro AWD…