How Safe is the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Safety, VW Atlas on Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 at 1:41 PM
2018 Volkswagen Atlas Body Construction and Safety Features

2018 Volkswagen Atlas Body Construction and Safety Features

2018 Volkswagen Atlas Body Construction and Safety Features

When searching for a new vehicle, there are many factors to consider – such as style, cost, usability, efficiency, and safety. In Volkswagen’s opinion, safety is the most important factor, and the German automaker strives to build the safest vehicles and utilize the latest innovations to keep you, your passengers, and other motorists protected. This is very apparent in the all-new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, which comes with many standard and optional safety features.

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Solid Body Construction

Of course, the higher safety grade starts with the skin and bones of the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas. In certain exterior body panels of the large crossover, high-strength steel is utilized to add sturdiness and solidity. Underneath the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas model’s skin, you will find a rigid safety cage that will help protect you and your passengers. The skeleton of the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas also features front and rear crumple zones.

Safety Features of the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas

The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas comes with the following safety features:

  • Extensive airbag system
  • 3-point seat belts with LATCH anchors and Emergency Locking Retractors (ELR)
  • Height-adjustable whiplash-optimized head restraints
  • Available 4MOTION AWD
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Anti-Slip Regulation (ASR)
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC), including Electronic Differential Lock (EDL)
  • Electronic Brake-pressure Distribution (EBD)
  • Engine Braking Assist (EBA)
  • Hydraulic Brake Assist (HBA)
  • Rollover sensor system
  • Available Hill Descent Assist (HDA)
  • Automatic Post-Collision Braking System
  • Brake override system
  • Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS)
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Rearview camera system
  • And much more!

What are the Safety Ratings for the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas?

At this time, no safety ratings for the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas are available from government or independent safety and crash-testing organizations, but we can expect to see them soon. We promise that we will share them here on our blog once they are released.

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Side view of 2018 Volkswagen Atlas

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