Tesla Model 3 Initial Crash Test Results Released By IIHS
Not all data has been released yet, but what little info has been made available is positive thus far.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is currently conducting crash and safety testing on the Tesla Model 3.
Real World Test – Tesla Model 3 Collides Head On With A Big Pole
So far, two results have been filled in – front crash prevention and headlights.
We’ve added all available information from the IHHS directly below, but the takeaway is that the Model 3 is rated “superior” in front crash prevention and scores an A for headlights.
On the straightaway, visibility was good on the left side of the road and inadequate on the right side. On curves, visibility was fair in all 4 tests.
The low beams created some glare.
On the straightaway, visibility was good on the right side of the road and fair on the left side. On curves, visibility was good on the gradual right curve and fair on the sharp right and both left curves.
High-beam assist compensates for some limitations of this vehicle’s low beams on the straightaway and all 4 curves.