The Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration has posted official federal crash-test outcomes for the 2021 Tesla Model Y, and it achieves top-tier ends in each doable method. 

In federal NCAP crash testing, the Mannequin Y achieved 5 stars general, plus 5 stars in each single class of frontal and facet testing, in addition to in rollover, which makes use of static and dynamic strategies to think about the chance of a single-vehicle rollover crash. 

2021 Tesla Model Y

2021 Tesla Mannequin Y

The Mannequin Y relies on the Tesla Model 3, which additionally will get 5-star ratings, and whereas it follows that it could seemingly obtain the identical (or higher) degree of occupant safety, the rollover score is a feat that taller crossovers don’t often pull off. It’s seemingly made doable by the Mannequin Y’s low-mounted battery pack. 

The Mannequin three additionally achieves IIHS Top Safety Pick+ outcomes; that insurance-supported group hasn’t but examined the Y.

2021 Tesla Model Y

2021 Tesla Mannequin Y

The federal company additionally identified {that a} full suite of active-safety options, comparable to ahead collision warning, automated emergency braking, and lane departure warning. 

These NHTSA outcomes apply to all 2020 and 2021 variations of the Mannequin Y with the 5-seat format; it’s not but clear how in depth the variations is likely to be with the out there 7-seat format, and there is likely to be an excessive amount of of a weight distinction for them to use.