Above and beyond the legal requirements: An EQA and an EQS SUV collided head-on with a 50 percent overlap in a real-life accident scenario, each travelling at 56 km/h.


Safety is a core component of Mercedes-Benz’s DNA. Mercedes-Benz is regarded as the inventor of modern vehicle safety – and remains a pioneer in the field to this day. The basis for the company’s commitment is its real-life safety strategy: Besides the prevention of accidents, their outcome is also reduced. Crash tests significantly contribute to road traffic safety.