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Safest Electric Cars in India: Showcasing The Safety Features

Looking to buy a safe electric car in India? Look no further! This article spotlights the top electric vehicles with the best safety features, based on NCAP ratings and key safety systems. Find your perfect electric match that prioritises protection.

Edited By : Auto Desk | May 13, 2024 12:58 IST
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Safety Features of top Electric cars in india

Safety features of top electric cars: Safety is the top priority when buying a vehicle, and electric cars are no exception. The New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) rating is the best way to find out how safe a particular car is. Just like conventional vehicles, electric vehicles also undergo the same rigorous safety testing and the same safety standards, apart from EV standards. In the event of a crash, the safety systems in electric vehicles automatically cut off the battery for safety. Additionally, the pyro fuses get activated when the sensors detect a collision. They then cut the high-voltage cables and disconnect all power instantly. 

In comparison to conventional vehicles, they have a lower gravity centre, becoming more stable and the chances of rolling over during accidents are also low. Let’s check out the safety features of top electric cars in India. These vehicles have secured good ratings in the safety tests, ensuring they provide a safe driving experience.

BYD Atto 3

The BYD Atto 3 EV managed to secure an impressive five-star safety rating in the Euro NCAP crash test. For the adult protection category, the vehicle got 91% and it secured 89% for child safety, establishing itself as one of the safest electric cars. BYD Atto 3 extended range comes with a starting price of Rs 33.99 lakh, which goes up to Rs 34.49 lakh for the special edition.

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Safety features: 

  • Seven airbags
  • Forward collision warning
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • High-beam assist
  • Anchor points for child seat
  • Overspeed warning
  • Speed-sensing door lock
  • Middle rear three-point seatbelt
  • Flashing emergency brake light
  • Lane Departure Warning

Kia EV6

The Kia EV6 has secured a five-star rating in the Euro NCAP crash test. It has also got a thumbs up from the 

Insurance Institute of Highway Safety. They turned out to be a strong performer in all six tests – head restraint tests, side, roof strength, driver-side small overlap front, passenger-side small overlap front, and moderate overlap front. The Kia EV6 comes with a starting price of Rs 60.95 lakh.

Safety features:

  • Eight airbags
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Lane assist system
  • Speed assist system
  • Seatbelt reminder
  • Driver monitoring system

Hyundai Ioniq 5

The Hyundai loniq 5 received a five-star safety rating from Euro NCAP, scoring 88% in adult occupant protection, 86% in child occupant protection, 63% in vulnerable road users, and 88% in the safety assist category. Equipped with a Level 2 autonomous safety technology that controls speed and distance and assists the driver in changing lanes, the Ioniq 5 costs Rs 45.95 lakh.

Safety features:

  • Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist
  • Highway Drive Assist
  • Intelligent Speed Limit Assist
  • Lane Follow and Lane Keep Assist systems
  • Blind Spot Collision Avoidance Assist function

Tata Tigor EV

Tata Tigor EV was the first ever electric car to be tested by the Global NCAP. It managed to score a four-star rating in the crash test for both adult and child occupants. The Tigor EV gets a price tag starting from Rs 12.49 lakh. 

Safety Features 

  • Airbags
  • Overspeed Warning
  • Speed Sensing Door Lock
  • Flashing Emergency Brake Light

About NCAP safety standard 

The NCAP safety test is a car crash test to find out how well- equipped a car is to ensure the safety of the people inside. The car is crashed head-on into another object and the results tell how safe it would be in the event of a crash. Inside the car, they use special dummies that represent the occupants – two adults in the front and two children in the back seats. The car scores points for the safety features installed to ensure the safety of people during an accident.

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First published on: May 13, 2024 12:58 PM IST

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