If you are looking for an in-depth explanation of the Volkswagen Jetta safety features, you have come to the right place. In the article below we will explain what they are and why they matter and how they can keep you and your passengers safe.

The safety features of this 5 passenger family sedan has evolved over time (VW Jetta has been in production since 1979) and currently the German family car has a top overall safety rating (the highest) from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

So what are the main safety features that make Volkswagen Jetta in Sanford such safe vehicle?

Volkswagen Jetta Safety Features - Rear View Camera System


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Have you tried to back out of a parking space at a mall on a busy weekend? If so you will appreciate the backup camera of VW Jetta. The rear-facing camera gives you much clearer and more accurate view of obstacles behind the car. This way you will be able to prevent minor accidents from happening thus saving you money.

The backup camera can also help you park safely and more quickly. How? You know how stressful parallel parking can be in the city. You are trying not to bump into the vehicle behind you and do it fast to not jam the traffic.

Having your VW Jetta equipped with a rearview camera system this will become a thing of the past. You will be able to get in out of any parking spot in a jiffy and like a pro.

Golf Safety Cage

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Crashes happen daily and none of us is insured against it. It can happen to me and it can happen to you. The best thing we can do is drive a vehicle that can protect us in an accident.

The safety cage of your VW Jetta protects the passengers in a roll over situation by having strong roofing pillars. It helps distribute forces away from the driver and passengers and keep the car's shape in a frontal crash to protect the driver and the passengers space. But that's not all.

The safety cage keeps the doors closed and able to open after the crash. Why? For easy access to the passengers in the vehicle.

Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS)

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Not all collisions deploy the airbags but when that happens the Intelligent Crash Response System activates the hazard lights, turns on the internal ones, unlocks the doors and shuts off the fuel pump to prevent fire or spraying fuel onto the ground.

The Intelligent Crash Response System also interacts with first responders allowing them to quickly locate and reach the car in a timely manner. Being a few minutes late can be the difference between life and death, literally.

Automatic Post Collision Braking System

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After a crash the automatic post collision braking system helps slow the vehicle down. The goal is to reduce the chance of any additional impacts.

You might not know that but car crashes are a series of events not just one single event. The residual kinetic energy after the initial collision can cause additional damage. However, slowing down the vehicle can reduce the chance of that.

Tire Pressure Monitoring System

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The main goal of the tire pressure monitoring system in VW Jetta is to inform you when the vehicle's tire pressure is low or going flat. How is that a safety feature you might think?

Bear with me for a minute here. At high speed under-inflated tires can cause unpredictable driving patterns and the vehicle is more likely to cause an accident.

Think about that. When was the last time you checked your vehicle's tire pressure? Probably never. Volkswagen's TPMS continuously monitors tire pressure and lets you know when it's time to inflate the tires. That translates into better vehicle handling, reduced braking distance, better fuel economy and decreased tire wear.

How Safe is the Jetta

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As you can see VW Jetta have an impressive suite of safety features. Please note that some of the Volkswagen Jetta safety features above are not available on all trims. All you have to do now is to browse our inventory of new VW Jetta in Sanford at a price that will make you smile.

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