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Watch how Tesla Model 3 earned NHTSA's top safety rating

Kirsten Korosec
Watch how Tesla Model 3 earned NHTSA's top safety rating

The Tesla Model 3 has had its share of struggles, from CEO Elon Musk's well-documented production hell to more recent logistic "nightmares" that have slowed deliveries to customers. The rear-wheel-drive version of the Tesla Model 3 earned an all-around five-star safety rating from NHTSA, the highest possible issued by the agency.