The Safest Electric Cars of 2019
Often in conversation the subject of EV safety is raised, and for many reasons. For some, the volatility of lithium ion batteries raises the question, ‘How Safe are EVs?’. For others, they’ve heard how well rated Teslas are and simply want to know if any other electric vehicles can compete. So for those of you who count safety as your top priority, here are the top 10 safety rated EVs and hybrids of 2019.
2019 Audi E-Tron – 5 out of 5 Stars Safety Rating
2019 Tesla Model X – 5 out of 5 Stars Safety Rating
2019 Chevy Bolt – 9.3 out of 10 Safety Rating
2019 Volvo XC60 – 5 out 5 Stars Safety Rating
2019 Volvo XC90 – 9.8 out of 10 Safety Rating
2019 Chevy Volt – 5 out of 5 Stars Safety Rating
2019 Mercedes Benz GLC – 5 out of 5 Stars Safety Rating
2019 BMW 5 Plug-in Hybrid – Safety Rating 10 out of 10
2019 Hyundai Ioniq Electric – 9.9 out of 10 Safety Rating
2019 Jaguar I-Pace – 5 out of 5 Stars Safety Rating
What About the 2019 Tesla Model S?
One EV you may be looking for on this page is the 2019 Tesla Model S. Why is it not included? Well, not much safety information can be found on it from an unbiased 3rd party. According to the NHTSA website, they have yet to conclude testing. Based on previous years, and the fact that Tesla has not done a redesign, one could assume that it would make this list.