NCAP 5-Star Crash Test/Rollover Ratings

2012 Passat 4 DR FWD

Front Driver
*****
Front Passenger
*****
Side Driver
****
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
*****
Rollover
****
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1 The frontal safety ratings assigned to this vehicle apply to those that were manufactured after November 27, 2011 or have received repairs under Volkswagen Customer Service Action Notice 72D9/V7. Owners of vehicles manufactured on or before November 27, 2011 should check to be sure their vehicles have been serviced under this service campaign as those that have not may not earn the same frontal safety ratings.

IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2012 Volkswagen Passat 4-door sedan

2012 Volkswagen Passat 4-door sedan Good performance in front, side, rear and rollover tests.

Moderate Overlap
G Overall
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
G Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
G Structure
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Small Overlap
Not tested.
Side Rating
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
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Rear Rating
G Overall
G Geometry
G Dynamic
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Rollover Rating
G Overall
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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.