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2021 Volkswagen IIHS Top Safety Picks

2021 Volkswagen ID.4 EV, 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan, and 2021 Volkswagen Arteon

Volkswagen has recently announced that the VW ID.4 EV has won the IIHS Top Safety Pick + Award. The VW Tiguan and VW Arteon have both won the IIHS Top Safety Pick award. The Insurance Institue for Highway Safety (IIHS) tests three aspects of vehicle safety:

  1. Crashworthiness
  2. Front Crash Prevention
  3. Headlight Performance

Three of the top Volkswagen models recently were announced as the IIHS Top Safety Picks. Vehicles that perform best in evaluations for TOP SAFETY PICK are awarded this coveted title. TOP SAFETY PICK+ is the higher of the Institute’s two awards. To qualify, vehicles must earn appropriate scores in all six IIHS crashworthiness reviews. Additionally, these vehicles must earn superior or advanced scores in each car-to-car and car-to-pedestrian reviews and include appropriate or desirable headlights throughout all trim levels.

2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Earns TOP SAFETY PICK+

The new Volkswagen ID.4 electric SUV qualifies for a TOP SAFETY PICK+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Volkswagen ID.4 meets all the requirements for good ratings on all six IIHS crashworthiness evaluations. This midsize electric SUV comes with a standard front crash prevention system, which earned a superior rating in the vehicle-to-vehicle evaluation, in addition to an advanced rating in the vehicle-t0-pedestrian evaluation.

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2021 Volkswagen Arteon Wins TOP SAFETY PICK

The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon was awarded the 2021 Top Safety Pick for Large Car/4-door hatchback. The Arteon scored “good” in the “Crashworthiness” category, as well as “good” in the “Crash Avoidance & Mitigation,” and “good” in the “Headlight Performance.” The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas SEL R-Line trim and the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Premium R-Line trim passed the “Headlight Performance” category.

The Arteon presents an aggregate of each passive and energetic protection systems, along with 8 airbags as fashionable (the front, aspect, and knee airbags for the front passengers and aspect curtain airbags for outboard seating positions), and some of fashionable digital protection systems, consisting of an Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and the Volkswagen Automatic Post-Collision Braking System.

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2021 Volkswagen Tiguan Wins TOP SAFETY PICK

The 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan was awarded the 2021 Top Safety Pick for Midsize SUV/ 4-Door SUV. The Tiguan scored “good” in the “Crashworthiness” category, as well as “good” in the “Crash Avoidance & Mitigation” and “good” in the “Headlight Performance” category.

The 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan has soared in reputation over the years, and for top reasons. The Front Assist system—standard on all Tiguan models—receives a superior rating for vehicle-to-vehicle front crash prevention and an advanced rating for vehicle-to-pedestrian front crash prevention. In addition to Front Assist, other driver assistance features offered on the 2021 Tiguan includes standard Blind Spot Monitor (Side Assist) and Rear Traffic Alert, and available Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Lane Keeping System (Lane Assist), Park Distance Control; High Beam Control (Light Assist); and Overhead View Camera (Area View).

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More About the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Nowadays there are what seems to be an endless amount of motor vehicles on the road. It may be perplexing and time-consuming to try and evaluate them all. Back in 2013, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety desired to assist drivers in evaluating the protection of drivers, so that they created their front crash prevention score program. The IIHS is devoted to supplying independent facts that you may trust, that’s why they continue to be a nonprofit, impartial organization. Their rather skilled specialists compare the prominent elements contributing to car crashes and study the way to prevent those accidents. Vehicle testing is completed at the Vehicle Research Center after which the satisfactory performers, just like the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4, 2021 Volkswagen Arteon, and 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan acquire awards just like the Top Safety.

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Our Volkswagen dealership in Naperville has been proudly serving the Chicagoland area for over sixty years. Whether you are in Elgin, Joliet, Bolingbrook or Aurora, our team of Volkswagen experts are here to help you find the perfect Volkswagen model for your budget and lifestyle. You can shop our award-winning lineup of new Volkswagen models in stock or custom order your next Volkswagen from us.

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