Tiny tweaks enhance security.
No automotive is protected at evening in the event 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).
In accordance with the IIHS, any Tesla Mannequin three constructed after June 2018 has a “good” ranking for normal LED reflector headlights. In the meantime, these constructed earlier than June 2018 solely have been rated “acceptable.”
The IIHS has but to launch full take a look at outcomes for the Mannequin three. Nonetheless, this “good” headlight ranking opens the door for a better total rating. We count on the complete outcomes to be launched quickly, however the IIHS appears content material to tease for now. Thankfully, we already know the Mannequin three is protected, so says the NHTSA.
See extra on preliminary IIHS checks of the Mannequin three right here.
The 2018 Tesla Mannequin three now earns a very good ranking for its normal LED reflector headlights for fashions constructed after June 2018. Earlier fashions earn a suitable ranking. https://t.co/EUWXFLBnkm pic.twitter.com/TOctSTGaAl
— IIHS (@IIHS_autosafety) December 26, 2018