What are the Volkswagen Golf GTI Safety Features?

December 1st, 2018 by

2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI driving in roundabout

The Volkswagen Golf GTI is a sporty compact car that offers drivers access to advanced safety features and design that include:

  • High-Strength Steel Alloys
  • Strategically Placed Crumple Zones
  • Rigid Safety Cage

Golf GTI Safety Highlights

2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI post-collision brakingAutomatic Post-Collision Braking – If the vehicle senses a crash, it can automatically apply the brakes to prevent serious injuries from additional impacts.

2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI intelligent crashIntelligent Crash Response – In the event of an accident, the ICRS system can turn off the fuel pump, activate hazard lights, and unlock the doors.

2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI tire pressureTire Pressure Monitoring – Properly inflated tires not only improve fuel economy, they ensure the vehicle handles as it should with any road conditions.

2017 Volkswagen Golf GTi AirbagsAdvanced Airbags – The VW Golf GTI is equipped with advanced airbags and front Passenger Occupant Detection to prevent smaller passengers from being injured by rapidly deploying equipment.

Additional Volkswagen Golf Safety Features

Evanston drivers know that it’s not just the exceptional equipment that keeps them protected in the VW Golf GTI. Additional safety feature include:

  • ABS (Antilock Braking System)
  • Emergency Locking Safety Belt Retractors
  • Collapsible Steering Wheel
  • Three-Point Safety Harnesses
  • LATCH Child Seat Anchor Points
  • Anti-Intrusion Side Door Beams
  • Hydraulic Brake Assist
  • Engine Braking Assist
  • Anti-Slip Regulation
  • Electronic Brake Distribution
  • Electronic Brake Pressure Distribution
  • Child Rear Safety Locks
  • Immobilizer Theft Deterrent

Test Drive a Volkswagen Golf GTI Today

To explore the Volkswagen Golf GTI safety features and find your perfect match, contact Jennings Volkswagen or drop by our showroom in Glenview, IL. Learn more about advanced available safety features like Front Assist before you visit, and be sure to ask about financing options! Why don’t you check out the full VW hatchback lineup while you’re at it!

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