BYD Atto 3 EV Gets 5-Star Euro NCAP Safety Rating
The BYD Atto 3 electric crossover has undergone the stringent Euro NCAP crash test and achieved a full 5-star safety rating. The model on the test was equipped with 7 airbags, a seatbelt reminder, ISOFIX points, and level 2 ADAS features such as automatic emergency braking, speed assistance, and lane assist system.
In terms of adult occupant protection, the Atto 3 scored 34.7 points out of a total of 38 points securing a 91% score. In the conducted frontal offset test, the passenger compartment was rated as stable offering good protection to the knees and femurs of both driver and front passenger. As for the side barrier test, the protection of all critical body parts was rated as good.
As for child occupant protection, the electric SUV got 44 out of 49 points. When crashed for frontal offset and side barrier impact, the Atto 3 scored maximum points offering good protection for both child dummies. However about the protection of vulnerable road users, the BYD Atto 3 got 37.5 points which translates to 69%.
Atto 3, which is called as Yuan Plus in its home market is considered one of the most successful cars by BYD which has already been introduced in many right-hand-drive markets including Europe, Australia, Singapore & Thailand and is slated to be introduced in India, Malaysia and Japan soon.