The recently released Audi A3 Sportback e-tron has met Euro NCAP’s requirements for a maximum five star rating.
Euro NCAP concluded that the Audi plug-in hybrid vehicle has excellent all-round crash protection and gave extra credit to the autonomous emergency braking system available as an option.
To see full details of the test, go to http://www.euroncap.com/results/audi/a3_etron/.
The Kia Soul EV was also evaluated in a crash test, just falling short of the maximum rating with 4 stars.
The Soul EV comes equipped with side-air bags, which helped it achieve an 84% and 82% score for adult and child safety respectively. Areas it was marked down on were: pedestrian protection and the lack of autonomous braking system.
Read the full test report on the Kia Soul EV here http://www.euroncap.com/results/kia/soul_ev/