NCAP 5-Star Crash Test/Rollover Ratings

2013 Tiguan SUV AWD Early Release

Front Driver
***
Front Passenger
**
Side Driver
*****
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
****
Rollover
****
NCAP 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan front crash test photoNCAP 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan side crash test photoNCAP 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan side pole crash test photo

2013 Tiguan SUV AWD Later Release

Front Driver
****
Front Passenger
***
Side Driver
*****
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
****
Rollover
****
NCAP 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan front crash test photoNCAP 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan side crash test photoNCAP 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan side pole crash test photo

2013 Tiguan SUV FWD Early Release

Front Driver
***
Front Passenger
**
Side Driver
*****
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
****
Rollover
****
NCAP 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan front crash test photoNCAP 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan side crash test photoNCAP 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan side pole crash test photo

2013 Tiguan SUV FWD Later Release

Front Driver
****
Front Passenger
***
Side Driver
*****
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
****
Rollover
****
NCAP 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan front crash test photoNCAP 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan side crash test photoNCAP 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan side pole crash test photo

1 These ratings apply to vehicles manufactured before November 5, 2012

2 These ratings apply to vehicles manufactured on or after November 5, 2012

IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2013 Volkswagen Tiguan 4-door SUV

2013 Volkswagen Tiguan 4-door SUV Good performance in front, side, rear and rollover tests.

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)
M Overall
M Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
P Hip/Thigh Injury
G Lower Leg Injury
A Restraints
Full IIHS Small Overlap Driver-side Crash Test report »
Small Overlap (Passenger)
Not tested.
Side Rating1
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 Rating2
G Overall
G Geometry
G Dynamic
Full IIHS Rear Impact Crash Test report »
Rollover Rating3
G Overall
Full IIHS Rollover Safety report »

1 — With standard but without additional optional side airbags.

2 — Manual cloth seats.

3 — Beginning with the 2018 model year, the Tiguan was renamed the Tiguan Limited. The Tiguan Limited shares no ratings with the redesigned 2018 Tiguan, which is a midsize SUV due to its increased size and weight.

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.