Volkswagen Passat Earns 5-Star Safety Rating

February 22nd, 2016 by

Volkswagen Passat Earns 5-Star Safety Rating

 

Ask ten people to describe Volkswagen cars, and you might just get ten wildly different answers. The Volkswagen is many things to many people, with offerings as diverse as the fun and hip 2016 Volkswagen Passat sedan to the unstoppable 2016 Volkswagen Touareg sports utility vehicle. But one word that comes up time and time again is “safe,” and the 2016 Volkswagen Passatembodies that commitment to safety. According to Edmunds.com, the “2016 Passat midsize sedan earned the highest five-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.”

The 2016 Passat is on sale now Bill Jacobs VW dealership and lot in Naperville, your home for everything Volkswagen in the Chicagoland area, and the Passat offers drivers incredible safety, performance, and value that leads the pack in the midsize sedan market. As far as safety goes, the Passat received four stars in the front crash test, five stars in the side crash test and four stars in the rollover crash test, according to Edmunds. Of course, the best way to make it safely through a crash is never to get into one, which is why the 2016 Passat comes standard with a rearview camera, anti-lock brakes, and an electronic stability control (ESC) system. Drivers can also upgrade their Passat with adaptive cruise control and autonomous emergency braking options on some trim levels. All of these safety features helped to earn the Passat the coveted Top Safety Pick+ Award from The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, according to Edmunds.

When you make the short drive out to the Bill Jacobs VW lot in Naperville, take a new Passat out for a drive and see how safe you feel. And talk with the dedicated sales team to find out how easy it can be to make one of these great vehicles yours.