Audi E-Tron was the safest electric car


Electric crossover Audi E-Tron received the highest award in the field of security according to the results of the crash tests. The insurance Institute for highway safety (IIHS) has named the electric car “the best choice”.


The flagship crossover Audi e-tron became the first electric vehicle that received the award “TOP SAFETY PICK 9 + 2019” from the Insurance Institute for safety (IIHS). He showed excellent results in six categories of impact resistance, and to prevent collisions, according to the Auto Informant with a link to the website of the Institute.

Audi e-tron 2019 model year managed to surpass the figures of the Tesla Model S and the Chevrolet Bolt, which also proved to be excellent during the IIHS tests, but not received “+” in the award.

“E-tron has shown good results in testing for impact resistance, having good grades in the tests on the overlap on the driver side and passenger front overlap front and side, roof strength and head restraints. Also nice work on the collision avoidance systems”, – told in the IIHS.

According to experts, electrocreaser managed to avoid a head-on collision at a speed of 40 km/h. This was achieved by reducing security system auto speed up to 19 km/h.


Note that this is not the first crash-tests, Audi e-tron. Previously, the electric car has already received 5-star safety rating by Euro NCAP in Europe.

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