Volkswagen Beetle Safety Features Give You Peace of Mind on the Road

December 6th, 2017 by

2018 Volkswagen Beetle Safety Features

The Volkswagen Beetle safety features deliver the security and protection Glenview and Chicago drivers demand with systems that include:

  • A Suite of Advanced Airbags
  • LATCH Child Seat Anchor Points
  • Crash-Optimized Front End
  • Three-Point Safety Harnesses
  • Remote Entry with Panic Button
  • Automatic Door Locks


2018 VW Beetle ICRS safety system

Volkswagen Beetle Safety Highlights

  • Safety Cage – The Volkswagen Beetle is engineered with a high-strength steel safety cage with front and rear crumple zones to deflect crash energy away from cabin occupants.
  • Intelligent Crash Response System – In a crash, the ICRS can automatically unlock the doors, activate the hazard lights, and disconnect the fuel pump.
  • Automatic Post Collision Breaking – If the Beetle detects that collision may occur, it can activate the brakes to help slow or stop the car.
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring – Proper tire pressure not only ensures reduced wear and greater fuel efficiency, but it also provides a more stable ride in all road conditions.

Other Volkswagen Beetle Safety Equipment

2018 VW Beetle disc breakThe Volkswagen Beetle is also equipped with a variety of performance-enhancing systems that provide essential control during emergency maneuvers in Evanston and beyond, including:

  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Anti-Slip Regulation
  • Engine Brake Assist
  • Antilock Braking System
  • Electronic Brake Pressure Distribution
  • Hydraulic Brake Assist

Test Drive the Volkswagen Beetle Today!

Explore the Volkswagen Beetle safety features at Jennings Volkswagen that make your commute more secure. Contact Jennings Volkswagen or visit our showroom in Glenview, IL to explore financing options and find the VW that’s right for you.


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