Have peace of mind in the 2016 VW Golf SportWagen
2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen safety features
When it comes to picking out a vehicle for your family, safety is a top priority. Inside the 2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen, drivers and passengers alike benefit from a slew of features designed to keep everyone safe. Not only is the Golf SportWagen designed to protect in the event of an accident, but it’s also designed to help the driver in avoiding accidents in the first place. With its combination of active and passive safety features, this compact wagon is ready to take on whatever the road throws at it.
If you aren’t convinced yet by the 2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen and its excellent safety features, knowing that it was named a 2015 IIHS Top Safety Pick should put you at ease.
Active safety features
Avoiding accidents altogether is the most surefire way to keep you and your passenger safe in the 2016 Golf Sportwagen. The best way to do this is to remain attentive when you are behind the wheel and limit distractions. With features like adaptive cruise control forward collision warnings, autonomous emergency braking, blind spot monitor with rear traffic alerts and an active lane departure warning system, the Golf Sportwagen is able to help you remain attentive and avoid accidents while driving.
Named a Top Safety Pick, the 2016 Golf SportWagen has met the high standards of safety set by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. That means that the vehicle scored highly in its crash-test safety ratings and offers excellent crash prevention systems.
Passive safety features
We know that for even the most attentive drivers, some accidents are unavoidable. When that’s the case, the Golf SportWagen features a slew of passive safety features designed to protect everyone in the vehicle.
To protect in the event of an accident, the Golf SportWagen features an expansive airbag system and post-collision braking system, which helps prevent secondary collisions.
The Golf SportWagen also features an Autonomous Emergency Braking System, which uses radar sensors and an integrated camera to help drivers maintain proper distance with the vehicle in front of it. This helps you reduce the risk of a frontal collisions. If the car in front of you runs a risk of colliding with you, the Golf SportWagen will alert you and, if necessary, begin to brake the vehicle, reducing the risk of impact.
These great features work together to keep you and your passengers safe each time you get behind the wheel.
If you’d like to get behind the wheel of one of the models available here at Island VW, contact us here! We’ll be happy to schedule an appointment for you to come by and see it in person. Feel free to also schedule a test drive, so you can experience its easy handling for yourself.
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