How safe is the 2018 Volkswagen Passat?

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Passat on Monday, September 3rd, 2018 at 4:25 pm
2018 Volkswagen Passat parked indoors

2018 VW Passat Safety & Driver Assistance Features

Safety is one of the top priorities drivers take into consideration when looking to purchase a new vehicle. As many drivers rely on sedans such as the 2018 Volkswagen Passat for day-to-day travel, it’s important for passengers to know how their vehicle can keep them secure in the event of an emergency. For those who want to learn more about the 2018 Volkswagen Passat’s safety and driver assistance features, we have all the information you need to know.  

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The 2018 Volkswagen Passat is offered in six trim levels: S, R-Line, SE, SE with Technology, GT and SEL Premium. Available features will vary by trim. In terms of exterior design, the 2018 Passat utilizes a safety cage and intelligent crash response system to keep passengers safe in the event of a collision.

Standard safety features include turn signal mirrors, an engine immobilizer, child seat anchors, rear door child safety locks, emergency braking assist, stability control, tire pressure monitoring, traction control and a pre-collision safety system. Higher trim levels add cornering lights, front fog/driving lights and an LED headlamp.

2018 Volkswagen Passat driving in the city2018 Volkswagen Passat Driver Assistance Technology

An optional Driver Assistance package is available for the 2018 Volkswagen Passat. This package offers forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert. SE models feature adaptive cruise control and Car-Net Security & Service functionality. The SE with Technology trim adds front and rear parking sensors, additional features for Volkswagen Car-Net, a navigation system, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and automatic wipers. A rearview camera comes standard with all 2018 Passat models.

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