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Ratings on over 1,000 new & used models going back 5 years, from the Center from Auto Safety. Learn more about The Car Book 2018 here.

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NCAP 5-Star Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Driver FrontPassenger FrontDriver SidePassenger SideRollover
2013 Golf 2 DR FWDnot testednot testednot testednot testednot tested
2013 Golf 4 DR FWDnot testednot testednot testednot tested****
2013 Golf R 2 DR AWDnot testednot testednot testednot testednot tested
2013 Golf R 4 DR AWDnot testednot testednot testednot tested****
2013 Golf R 4 DR AWDnot testednot testednot testednot testednot tested
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IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2013 Volkswagen Golf 4-door hatchback

2013 Volkswagen Golf 4-door hatchback Applies only to 4-door models.

Moderate Overlap FrontSmall Overlap DriverSmall Overlap PassengerSide1Rear2Rollover
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
M Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
Full IIHS Moderate Overlap Crash Test report »
Not tested. Not tested. G Overall
G Structure
Driver
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
Rear Passenger
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
Full IIHS Side Impact Crash Test report »
G Overall
G Geometry
G Dynamic
Full IIHS Rear Impact Crash Test report »
G Overall
Full IIHS Rollover Safety report »

1 — With standard but without additional optional side airbags.

2 — Manual - power seats.

Ratings only apply to the model and body or seat type tested. The date of manufacture and optional safety equipment can affect results. For full details see www.iihs.org.

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