The 2021 Mercedes-Benz EQS has achieved a five-star overall safety rating in the crash tests conducted by Euro NCAP.
This Mercedes car got the perfect 5 rating in the crash test, the safest car of the year with safety features
Mercedes-Benz EQS Crash Test: The 2021 Mercedes-Benz EQS has achieved a five-star overall safety rating in the crash tests conducted by Euro NCAP. The luxury electric sedan has scored 96 per cent in adult occupant protection and 91 per cent in child occupant protection category. This is the highest value acquired for any car this year.
The luxury electric sedan, weighing 2,480 kg, also secured 76 per cent in the vulnerable road user category and 80 per cent in the safety assist category. In the video shared by Euro NCAP, one can note that the electric car was not able to pass all security support tests at 100 percent when it hit obstacles like a pedestrian or car.
Specifications of Mercedes-Benz EQS
The luxury electric sedan unveiled earlier this year offers multiple technologies with the Hyper Screen. It comes with safety features like a central airbag. It also offers side airbags at the rear of the car which come in handy for safety to the rear passengers in case of a side collision.
The automaker offers the EV in two types of battery packs, which are 107.8 kWh and 90 kWh battery pack. Coming in two variants of EQS 450 and EQS 580 4MATIC, the first offers a power output of 333 hp and the latter offers a power output of 523 hp and also an all-wheel-drive. The company also claims that the EV offers users a range of more than 700 km per charge.
Mercedes-Benz offers users additional road safety
An earlier report said that Mercedes-Benz has upgraded its car-to-X function to offer additional road safety to the users and it is now available in EQS as well. You can use this facility to alert the driver for danger warnings like potholes, speed bumps through audible messages. When the Chassis Control Unit detects such a situation, the Car-to-X communication service is activated, which is then transmitted to the Mercedes-Benz cloud in real time using mobile phone networks and positional data, the company said. Is.