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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 SideSide PoleRollover
2013 Tiguan SUV AWD Early Release***1********************
2013 Tiguan SUV AWD Later Release****2*********************
2013 Tiguan SUV FWD Early Release***1********************
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2013 Tiguan SUV FWD Later Release****2*********************

1 These ratings apply to vehicles manufactured before November 5, 2012

2 These ratings apply to vehicles manufactured on or after November 5, 2012

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IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

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2013 Volkswagen Tiguan 4-door SUV

2013 Volkswagen Tiguan 4-door SUV Good performance in front, side, rear and rollover tests.

Moderate Overlap FrontSmall Overlap DriverSmall Overlap PassengerSide1Rear2Rollover3
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
G Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
Full IIHS Moderate Overlap Crash Test report »
M Overall
M Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
P Hip/Thigh Injury
G Lower Leg Injury
A Restraints
Full IIHS Small Overlap Driver-side Crash Test report »
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 cloth seats.

3 — Beginning with the 2018 model year, the Tiguan was renamed the Tiguan Limited. The Tiguan Limited shares no ratings with the redesigned 2018 Tiguan, which is a midsize SUV due to its increased size and weight.

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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