[VIDEO] Coda Sedan EV gets two-star safety rating from NHTSA
The 2012 Coda Electric Sedan has received a two-star safety rating during the latest NHTSA crash tests.
After it was launched just earlier this year and with the model already going through a recall a few months ago, because its side and window airbags, the Coda Electric Sedan is entering our news once again, this time with the “help” of the NHTSA. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Coda Electric Sedan has received a two-star safety rating in the front impact test. But there is good news too, because the model has managed to score five stars in the side crash and rollover tests. The overall score stands at four stars.
As a quick reminder, the Coda Electric Sedan has been unveiled just earlier this year and the model is coming as a mid-size sedan, which is able to carry five passengers. The vehicle has a 31 kWh battery pack and the EPA rating is showing that it can do 88 miles on a single charge, depending on driving habits. The total range can go up go 125 miles. Prices for the Coda Electric Sedan start at 37,250 in California but after the individual state savings and credits, the price can be cut down to 27,250 USD. You can watch the Coda Electric Sedan being crash tested below.
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