5-stars for Nissan LEAF in crash tests | first for an electric vehicle

Posted on May 28, 2011 by
2011 EuroNCAP_Nissan LEAF

LEAF has been awarded a 5-star rating in crash tests making it the first electric vehicle to get the highest levels of safety ratings

Euro NCAP has released the second quarterly 2011 test for 6 cars.

The mid-size electric hatchback is the first of its kind to achieve Euro NCAP 5 star overall rating. The LEAF has a specially designed battery pack below the rear-seat compartment which ensures that the risks of battery damage or high voltage leaking are reduced to zero in car crashes.

The third generation C-segment , the and the two French cars Peugeot 508 and Citroën’s DS4 have also achieved the Euro NCAP 5 stars rating. The , featuring a rearward-facing child restraint safely in the front passenger seat, is also one of the 5 star-rewarded cars.

Check out the video for preparation and tests of the Nissan LEAF, the first electronic vehicle reaching Euro NCAP 5 stars.

 

One Response to 5-stars for Nissan LEAF in crash tests | first for an electric vehicle

  1. Pankaj Dev Reply

    June 13, 2011 at 5:30 pm

    When is this car coming here?

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