NCAP 5-Star Crash Test/Rollover Ratings

2016 Passat 4 DR FWD

Front Driver
****
Front Passenger
****
Side Driver
*****
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
*****
Rollover
****
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1 Although not included in the star rating, the rear passenger's abdominal rib deflection was elevated.

IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2016 Volkswagen Passat 4-door sedan

2016 Volkswagen Passat 4-door sedan With optional front crash prevention

Moderate Overlap
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 »
Small Overlap (Driver)
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Hip/Thigh Injury
G Lower Leg Injury
A Restraints
Full IIHS Small Overlap Driver-side Crash Test report »
Small Overlap (Passenger)
M Overall
A Structure
A Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Hip/Thigh Injury
G Lower Leg Injury
M Restraints
Full IIHS Small Overlap Passenger-side Crash Test report »
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
Full IIHS Side Impact Crash Test report »
Rear Rating1
G Overall
G Geometry
G Dynamic
Full IIHS Rear Impact Crash Test report »
Rollover Rating
G Overall
Full IIHS Rollover Safety report »

1 — Power leather seats .

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.