How the 2016 VW Tiguan Provides the Safety You Desire

2016 VW Tiguan Ventura

Ventura drivers considering the purchase of the 2016 VW Tiguan will find this model offers a host of desirable safety features.

Antilock Brakes

In the event the tires stop rotating under extreme braking conditions, the ABS brakes will detect it and modulate brake pressure, allowing the tire to begin rotating again. This key feature increases the ability of the vehicle to turn while still braking.


Stability Control

Should the handling limits of the vehicle be exceeded, the stability control system will reduce engine power and apply select brakes in order to prevent loss of vehicle control.


Front-Impact Airbags

The 2016 VW Tiguan features front-impact airbags for both the driver and the passenger for head protection in the event of frontal crashes.


Side-Impact Airbags

VW has included side-impact airbags in the front seats to provide torso protection in the event of side impact collisions.


Overhead Airbags

Overhead airbags offer protection for occupants’ heads in the event of a rollover or side collision.



The Tiguan includes seatbelt pretensioners to tighten seatbelts automatically to ensure occupants are placed in an optimal seating position in case of collisions.


Security System

The 2016 Tiguan is also equipped with a security system capable of detecting or anticipating vehicle intrusion. In addition, this model includes an ignition disable device that can prevent the engine from starting without the use of the correct original manufacturer key. All models of the Tiguan also feature the Intelligent Crash Response System that is can automatically unlock the doors, shut off the fuel pump, and turn on the hazard warning lights in the event the airbags deploy.

Other standard safety equipment on the 2016 VW Tiguan includes traction control, a tire pressure monitoring system, and six airbags. The Tiguan also earned a 4-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, including a 5-star rating in the side crash test.


Learn more about the safety features included in the 2016 VW Tiguan by contacting our sales team at Ventura Volkswagen in Ventura, California.