Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid Safety Ratings And Crash Test Result

The Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid crash test shows a positive impression about Volkswagen. As with other Volkswagen models, the double front, side chest and head airbags and the driver’s leg airbag are standard. In addition, Autonomous emergency braking (AEB), City & Interurban, Manual speed limiter and Secondary collision avoidance are standard. There are seatbelt reminders on all seats and child seat. In addition, the seatbelts are designed in a very convenient way. Safety and crash tests are performed in consideration of the following specifications:

golf gte crash test

golf gte crash test

1) Adult Occupant

  • * Front Impact Test
  • * Side Impact Test
  • * Pole Test
  • * Whiplash (Rear Impact) Protection Test

2) Child Occupant

  • * 18 Month Old Child Protection Test
  • * 3 Year Old Child Protection Test
  • * Child Safety Specifications
  • * Child Seat Installation Specifications

3) Pedestrian

No test was performed.

4) Safety Assist

No test was performed.

Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid Crash Test Result 

The Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid crash test result is very successful. During the frontal and side impact tests, the vehicle’s protection level was sufficient. The same level of protection is provided for occupants and drivers in different positions. The operation of the brake system and airbags took place on time. Protection and safety levels for 18 month year old and 3 year old child were acceptable.

Volkswagen Golf GTE carsh test result

Volkswagen Golf GTE carsh test result

Adult Occupant Test

The passenger compartment for adult occupant remained stable during the frontal impact. Passenger dummies showed that all body areas were well protected. The Volkswagen Golf GTE has shown that good protection of the legs can be achieved for passengers of different sizes and positions. As a result of good protection of all body areas, maximum scores were found in the side barrier test. The more violently applied side pole test is impacted, the dummies showed marginal protection for the chest.

  • Frontal Impact Test

The frontal offset test for the Volkswagen Golf GTE’s passenger compartment remained unchanged. Pedal and steering wheel synchronization were very successful. The airbags in the car provided adequate protection for the driver and all passengers. Also, all the doors in the crash instantly kept off.

  • Side Impact Test

A sufficient level of protection for the driver is provided in the side impact test. In addition, the vital areas of the driver’s head, chest, abdomen and pelvis were very well protected.

  • Pole Test

Since the Volkswagen Golf GTE had side curtain airbags, a side pole test was also carried out. As a result of this pole test, the vehicle head protection achieved maximum score.

  • Whiplash (Rear Impact) Protection Test

The seat and head supporters provided good protection against whiplash injuries when a rear end collision occurred.

Child Occupant Test

The dummies used for dynamic tests showed that the Golf GTE plug-in hybrid provided maximum protection for the 3 year old child. When the test was performed for 3 year old dummy, the dummy forward movement was normal. When the side test is applied, the protection and support of the seats minimizes the risk of head contact with the interior of the car.

  • 18 Month Old Child Protection Test

For 18 month old child, the potential for forward movement was accepted as normal.

  • 3 Year Old Child Protection Test

Maximum protection against the possibility of crash in all directions for 3 year old child. The forward movement was normal.

  • Child Safety Specifications

It was seen that the necessary safety measures for the child occupant were applied in the best way.Child Seat Installation Specifications Child seat installation was adequate and accurate, so it had a maximum score.

Pedestrian Test

Buffer provided the necessary protection to protect the legs of pedestrians. The leading edge of the bonnet showed marginal protection in all areas tested. The bonnet provided good protection against pedestrian and cyclist injuries. Adequate protection was seen even in areas where an adult’s head could hit.

Safety Assist

The Electronic stability control is standard in the Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid cars. It was therefore tested and passed the test successfully. Safety Reminders are available as standard on the front seats. There is also a speed limiting device in the vehicle. The test was not applied because it was optional.

Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid Safety Ratings 

Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid Safety Ratings

Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid Safety Ratings

Adult Occupant Test 

The Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid Safety Ratings were very satisfactory about safety of the Volkswagen. Adult occupant crash test results are scored 34 points. It also corresponds to 94 %.

  • Frontal Impact Test 

The Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid frontal impact tests are scored 15,9 points out of 16 points.

  • Side Impact Test 

The Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid side impact test is scored maximum 8 points.

  • Pole Test 

The Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid pole test is scored 6,8 points out of 8 points.

  • Whiplash (Rear Impact) Protection Test

The Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid, whiplash (rear impact) protection is scored 3,3 points out of 5 points.

Child Occupant Test

The Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid child occupant test is scored 44 points. It also corresponds to 89 %.

  • 18 Month Old Child Protection Test

18 month old child protection test is scored 10,6 points out of 12 points.

  • 3 Year Old Child Protection Test

3 year old child protection test is scored maximum 12 points.

  • Child Safety Specifications

The Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid child safety specifications check is scored maximum 8 points.

  • Child Seat Installation Specifications

The Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid child seat installation check is scored maximum 4 points.

Pedestrian Test 

The Pedestrian impact test is scored 24 points. It also corresponds to 65 %. Pelvis impact is scored 2,8 points. Head impact is scored 14,8 points. Leg impact is scored 6 points.

Safety Assist 

The Safety Assist is scored 5 points. It also corresponds to 71 %. Seatbelt Reminder is scored 2 points. Elektronik Stability Control (ESC) is scored maximum 3 points.

Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid Safety Ratings
  • Frontal Impact Test
  • Side Impact Test
  • Pole Test
  • Whiplash (Rear Impact) Protection Test
  • 18 Month Old Child Protection Test
  • 3 Year Old Child Protection Test
  • Child Safety Specifications
  • Child Seat Installation Specifications
  • Pedestrian Test
  • Safety Assist
4.2

Summary

The Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid crash test result is scored the best 4.2 stars grade. The Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid safety ratings shows that the Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-in Hybrid crash test is reliable.

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