2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Earns Four-Star Safety Rating From Federal Government | Edmunds

2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Earns Four-Star Safety Rating From Federal Government


WASHINGTON — The 2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric hatchback earned a four-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Five stars is the highest rating.

The 2016 i-MiEV received four stars in the front crashworthiness test, three stars in the side crashworthiness test and four stars in the rollover crashworthiness test.

It is on sale now at Mitsubishi dealerships.

Standard safety equipment includes six airbags, antilock brakes, stability control and traction control.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has not rated the 2016 i-MiEV.

Key competitors to the i-MiEV include the Chevrolet Spark EV, Fiat 500e and Nissan Leaf.

Edmunds says: Car shoppers should be aware that the 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV and Fiat 500e have not been rated by NHTSA. The 2015 Nissan Leaf earned a four-star overall safety rating from NHTSA.

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