As a result, the Nissan Ariya gets a top five star rating indicating the electric electric SUV does not disappoint and is safe to drive.
Testing was carried out for the Ariya 63 kWh battery version. In terms of Adult Occupant Protection and Child Occupant Protection, the electric SUV earned 86% and 89% respectively. While not the highest score in the industry, it’s definitely very solid.
For comparison, the Tesla Model Y registered 97% and 87%, respectively, while the Kia EV6 scored 90% and 86%.
Vulnerable Road User Protection is estimated at 74%. The highest percentage results were recorded in the Safety Assist category, at 93%. That’s a pretty high level (higher than many other BEVs).
The Ariya isn’t the only electric vehicle to have recently received Europe’s highest safety rating.