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NCAP 5-Star Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

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IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2018 Volkswagen Golf 4-door hatchback

Moderate Overlap FrontSmall Overlap DriverSmall Overlap PassengerSideRear1Rollover2
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
A Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
Full IIHS Moderate Overlap Crash Test report »
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Hip/Thigh Injury
G Lower Leg Injury
A Restraints
Full IIHS Small Overlap Driver-side Crash Test report »
A Overall
A Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Hip/Thigh Injury
G Lower Leg Injury
M Restraints
Full IIHS Small Overlap Passenger-side Crash Test report »
G Overall
G Structure
Driver
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
A 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 — Power leather seat.

2 — Rating applies to the GTI 4-door (tested), Golf 4-door, and the structurally similar Golf SportWagen and Golf Alltrack.

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack 4-door wagon

Moderate Overlap FrontSmall Overlap DriverSmall Overlap PassengerSideRear1Rollover2
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
A Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
Full IIHS Moderate Overlap Crash Test report »
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Hip/Thigh Injury
G Lower Leg Injury
A Restraints
Full IIHS Small Overlap Driver-side Crash Test report »
A Overall
A Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Hip/Thigh Injury
G Lower Leg Injury
M Restraints
Full IIHS Small Overlap Passenger-side Crash Test report »
G Overall
G Structure
Driver
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
A 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 — Power leather seat.

2 — Rating applies to the GTI 4-door (tested), Golf 4-door, and the structurally similar Golf SportWagen and Golf Alltrack.

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen 4-door wagon

Moderate Overlap FrontSmall Overlap DriverSmall Overlap PassengerSideRear1Rollover2
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
A Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
Full IIHS Moderate Overlap Crash Test report »
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Hip/Thigh Injury
G Lower Leg Injury
A Restraints
Full IIHS Small Overlap Driver-side Crash Test report »
A Overall
A Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Hip/Thigh Injury
G Lower Leg Injury
M Restraints
Full IIHS Small Overlap Passenger-side Crash Test report »
G Overall
G Structure
Driver
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
A 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 — Power leather seat.

2 — Rating applies to the GTI 4-door (tested), Golf 4-door, and the structurally similar Golf SportWagen and Golf Alltrack.

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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