Volkswagen SUV Safety Features for Families & College Drivers in Lincoln, NE

October 20th, 2022 by

2022 Volkswagen Atlas Interior

If you’re searching for your next family SUV, safety ratings and features are important. That’s why the Volkswagen SUV lineup has some of the most stellar safety ratings and technology on the market: to keep you and the whole family safe on Omaha roads. With multiple Top Safety Picks from the IIHS and one SUV with a five-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Volkswagen safety ratings are sure to impress. Read on to find out more about the Volkswagen SUV safety ratings and all the features that make any of these luxury SUVs a perfect fit for the whole family with Schworer Volkswagen.



2022 IIHS Volkswagen Safety Ratings for SUVs

The Insurance Insititute for Highway Safety*, or IIHS, is a nonprofit whose goal is to reduce injury and property loss due through research and consumer education. Their safety tests are well-respected in the automotive industry and are based on three main categories:

  • Crashworthiness
  • Crash avoidance & mitigation
  • Seat belts & child restraints

To become a Top Safety Pick+ winner, vehicles must score across all six sections of its crashworthiness reviews. Read on to see where the VW SUV lineup stands.

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan Safety Rating: Top Safety Pick+

The 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan is ready to keep you safe on all the Kearney roads. Scoring stunning ratings across the board in crashworthiness, the Tiguan earned the title of Top Safety Pick+ from the IIHS. As if that wasn’t impressive enough, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)* also awarded the Tiguan a five-star rating for side collisions.

2022 Volkswagen ID.4 Safety Rating: Top Safety Pick+

Another winner of the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ title, the 2022 Volkswagen ID.4 scored high in all six crashworthiness tests. With high scores through the rest of the categories, the first Volkswagen all-electric SUV is ready for whatever the Bellevue roads throw at you.

2022 Volkswagen Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport Safety Rating

The 2022 Volkswagen Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport both rate high in crashworthiness like their counterparts the Tiguan and ID.4. Though not quite enough to qualify for a Top Safety Pick, they still score high in crash avoidance and mitigation thanks to the plethora of Volkswagen safety features available.

2022 Volkswagen Taos Safety Rating

Scoring all Good and Acceptable ratings from the IIHS in the crashworthiness category, the 2022 Volkswagen Taos maintains that high scoring through the rest of the categories. A great family vehicle, the Taos boasts some of the highest ratings in the Seat Belts & Child Restraints category in the lineup.

Volkswagen Safety Features & Technology

The different Volkswagen safety ratings are great for peace of mind in case of an accident, but the hope is to avoid an accident in the first place. That’s where the Volkswagen safety features and technology suites come in! All the VW SUV models offer safety technologies that help keep you safe on the road and can offer some support for high-school or college students taking the car out on their own. Some models also have the IQ.DRIVE safety suite, an advanced suite of driver assistance safety features from Volkswagen to give the whole family a little help behind the wheel. Available safety features include:

  • Forward collision mitigation
  • Lane-keeping system
  • Blind-spot intervention
  • Emergency assist
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Parking sensors
  • Rearview Backup Camera
  • And more!

Discover Your Next Safe Volkswagen SUV at Schworer Volkswagen!

The 2022 Volkswagen SUV lineup manages to combine the spaciousness of a luxury SUV and the safety technology of the modern age. With such impressive safety ratings and features, any Volkswagen SUV you choose will be ready to tackle those long road trips with the whole family or the young student heading off to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln who needs the space to haul their laundry back home. Browse our inventory of Volkswagen SUV models to find your family’s next luxury SUV, and contact us when you’d like to bring everyone over to Lincoln for a test drive!


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