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VOLKSWAGEN Golf 2016

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5 ANCAP Star RatingANCAP Logo
Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score35.92out of 37
Frontal Offset test15.92out of 16
Side impact test16out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points2out of 3
Data suplied by euroNCAP


ANCAP 2013 5 five star

The tested model of VW Golf was introduced in Australia and New Zealand in 2013. This ANCAP safety rating is based on Euro NCAP tests conducted in 2012 and applies to all front-wheel-drive variants (all engines and all body styles) including the Golf Wagon. The Golf Alltrack is unrated.


Safety Feature Summary

The safety feature information below is subject to change without notice. For up to date safety feature specifications for all variants, please see the safety feature table to the right or contact the manufacturer.

Dual frontal, side chest and side head airbags (curtains) and a driver knee airbag are standard. Advanced seat belt reminders are fitted to both front seats. Reversing collision avoidance and secondary collision brake assist are standard.

ANCAP & UCSR Rating Explained
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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 15.92 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 3.92 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the fronal offset test. Pedal and steering wheel displacements were well controlled. Driver and passenger contact with the airbags was stable. All doors remained closed during the crash.

What is frontal offset test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Side Impact Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Side Impact* 16 pts (out of 16)
Head 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

Good protection was provided for the driver in the side impact test.

The vehicle was eligible for a side pole test because it has side curtain airbags. The vehicle scored the maximum 2 points for head protection in this test.

What is side impact test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Whiplash Protection Test

Whiplash protection is assessed to the RCAR Protocol

Geometric test: GOOD
Dynamic test: GOOD

Overall the Golf earned a GOOD whiplash protection rating in this test.

Whiplash Protection Crash Test Image
Acceptable

Pedestrian Summary

Adult & child head impacts: 14.75 points
Upper leg impacts: 2.76 points
Lower leg impacts: 6.00 points

This vehicle scored 23.51 out of 36 points (Acceptable). The bumper scored maximum points for its protection of pedestrians' legs. The front edge of the bonnet showed a marginal level of protection in all areas tested. Protection was good In most areas of the bonnet likely to be struck by the head of a child but the protection offered to the head of an adult was predominantly poor or marginal. (Tested by Euro NCAP v6)


Pedestrian Rating Explained

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Pedestrian Rating - please view table for scores

Green Vehicle Guide

Combined Fuel Consumption CO2 Greenhouse Rating Air Pollution Rating Overall Rating
5.6 L/100km 131 g/km

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