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VOLKSWAGEN Jetta 2016

with a 1.2 or 1.4 petrol engine

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


The tested model of Jetta was introduced in Australia during 2011. This ANCAP rating currently applies to Jetta variants with a 1.2 or 1.4 litre petrol engine. Further technical information is being sought about other variants.

The Jetta scored 15.20 out of 16 in the offset crash test. The passenger compartment held its shape well. There was a slight risk of serious chest and leg injury for the driver and passenger.

The vehicle scored 16 out of 16 in the side impact crash test and a further two points in the pole test.

Important note: The 1.2 petrol left-hand-drive European model was tested by Euro NCAP. Australasian specifications may vary and therefore models sold in Australasia might provide different levels of protection to those described on this page.


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 front airbags, side airbags and head-protecting side curtains are standard equipment. Antilock brakes (ABS), electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD) and electronic stability control (ESC) are also standard. Intelligent seat belt reminders are fitted to both front seats.

Pretensioners are fitted to the front seat belts to reduce slack in the event of a crash.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 15.2 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.43 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 3.78 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the offset crash test. The accelerator pedal moved rearwards by 12mm and downwards 1mm. The steering wheel hub moved 56mm forward, 25mm downward and 4mm sideways. The front ("A") pillar moved 1mm rearwards. All doors remained closed during the crash. After the crash all doors could be opened with normal effort.

The airbag cushioned the head of the driver and contact was stable. The passenger's head was cushioned by the airbag. There were no knee hazards.

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

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

The vehicle was eligible for an optional pole impact test, since it had head-protecting side airbags. The vehicle earned the maximum two points 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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Acceptable

Pedestrian Summary

The bumper scored maximum points, providing good protection for pedestrians' legs at all points tested. In those areas likely to be struck by the head of a child, the bonnet provided predominantly good levels of protection. However, the protection offered to the head of an adult was predominantly poor.


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
6.5 L/100km 150 g/km

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