VW Jetta Safety Ratings

VW Jetta Safety Ratings

The Volkswagen Jetta is known for its incredible features and capabilities. This model is extremely efficient, comfortable, and packed with advanced technology features. The VW Jetta is, year after year, one of the best choices for sedan shoppers in Irving, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, and Dallas in terms of safety.

On this page, we at Principle Volkswagen will show you how the Volkswagen Jetta scores when it comes to official safety ratings and also introduce you to some of the remarkable safety features this model has to offer. Read ahead to learn more!

The VW Jetta Official Safety Ratings

The 2018 Volkswagen Jetta has been officially rated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and received the best possible score in all categories but one as you’ll see below:

Small Overlap Front






Moderate Overlap Front




Roof Strength


Head Restraints & Seats


The 2018 Volkswagen also received a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which is the highest possible safety rating a car can earn from this administration.1 This rating was achieved with the following scores:

Overall Front Rating

4/5 stars

Driver Side Barrier

5/5 stars

Front Driver Side

4/5 stars

Rear Passenger Side Barrier

5/5 stars

Front Passenger Side

4/5 stars

Overall Side Pole Star Rating

5/5 stars

Overall Side Rating

5/5 stars

Rollover Star Rating

4/5 stars

VW Jetta Active & Passive Safety Features

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta has not yet been rated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. However, this new model year of the VW Jetta is packing some of the most highly sought-after safety features on the market.

For starters, this model is standardly designed with a safety cage featuring front and rear crumple zones. This model also comes standardly equipped with an Intelligent Crash Response System, which automatically turns off the fuel pump, unlocks all the doors, and turns on the hazard lights if it detects that you’re involved in a collision.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta SafetyThis model also offers a handful of available advanced active safety features that you can count on to keep you safe on the road. Choose from…

  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Active Blind Spot Monitor with Lane Assist
  • High Beam Control with Light Assist
  • Lane Keeping System
  • Park Distance Control
  • Forward Collision Warning with Front Assist
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking with Front Assist
  • Rear Traffic Alert

These advanced features are designed to use a system of smart exterior sensors to monitor your vehicle’s surroundings and keep you in the loop about vehicles you may not see and collisions that may occur.

Experience the Volkswagen Jetta Today!

As you can see, the Volkswagen Jetta offers up some impressive safety ratings as well as a whole collection of safety features that will keep you safe and confident on the road. Now that you’ve had a taste of what this model has to offer, it’s time to get behind the wheel and see what else it can do.

Shoppers in Irving, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, and Dallas can schedule their test drive in the Volkswagen Jetta today by giving us a call at Principle Volkswagen!

1 Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov).

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