Tiny tweaks enhance security.
No automotive is secure at evening when you can’t see the highway that lies forward. But, few security companies take a look at headlights. One exception is the IIHS (Insurance coverage Institute for Freeway Security).
Based on the IIHS, any Tesla Mannequin three constructed after June 2018 has a “good” ranking for customary LED reflector headlights. In the meantime, these constructed earlier than June 2018 solely had been rated “acceptable.”
The IIHS has but to launch full take a look at outcomes for the Mannequin three. Nevertheless, this “good” headlight ranking opens the door for the next total rating. We anticipate the complete outcomes to be launched quickly, however the IIHS appears content material to tease for now. Fortuitously, we already know the Mannequin three is secure, so says the NHTSA.
See extra on preliminary IIHS exams of the Mannequin three right here.
The 2018 Tesla Mannequin three now earns a superb ranking for its customary LED reflector headlights for fashions constructed after June 2018. Earlier fashions earn an appropriate ranking. https://t.co/EUWXFLBnkm pic.twitter.com/TOctSTGaAl
— IIHS (@IIHS_autosafety) December 26, 2018