2021 Volkswagen Jetta Safety Rating

Safety first. You have likely heard that phrase countless times, but it is a mantra that the team at McDonald Volkswagen takes seriously. Finding peace of mind through top-notch safety is important for drivers and their passengers.

That’s why we’ve prepared a look at the 2021 VW Jetta safety rating from top agencies. Drivers near Littleton, Parker, and Castle Rock, CO, who want to know more about the sedan’s safety can read below.

VW Jetta Safety Rating

Passing the Test: 2021 VW Jetta Safety Rating

Safety Test



Side Barrier


Five Stars

Side Barrier and Pole


Five Stars

Overall Evaluation: Side



Driver Assistance Package



Rating the Safety of the 2021 VW Jetta

To make sure that drivers and passengers have peace of mind with the safety ratings of the VW Jetta, let’s look at what independent agencies found when they reviewed the vehicle.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) studied the vehicle and rated it as “Good”—the highest available mark for crashworthiness—in the following safety tests:

  • Head restraints & seats
  • Small overlap front: driver-side
  • Small overlap front: passenger-side
  • Side

The IIHS also gave a “Superior” rating to the 2021 VW Jetta for its optional Front Assist (with Autonomous Emergency Braking) feature. Available with the Driver Assistance Package, the feature includes Adaptive Cruise Control and Lane Keeping System (Lane Assist).

5-Star Ride

A 5-Star Ride

The VW Jetta provides you with a first-class drive. Thanks to its safety design, it also gives you a 5-star experience. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gave the 2021 VW Jetta a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating—its top rating—for overall safety.

While the IIHS noted how well the VW Jetta responded in front-collision testing, the NHTSA recorded the sedan’s resilient response in side barrier testing. This test measures collisions between a standing vehicle and a moving barrier at 38.5 MPH. Both the driver and rear passenger collision tests earned 5-star ratings.

The agency also gave 5-star ratings on the following tests:

  • Combined Side Barrier and Pole
  • Overall Side Pole Star
  • Overall Side

In addition to providing a safe experience for drivers and passengers, the safety systems of the 2021 Volkswagen Jetta also provides convenience.

Volkswagen Jetta Safety Convenience

Finding Convenience with Volkswagen Jetta Safety

The 2021 Volkswagen Jetta gives drivers the confidence to drive safely. The sedan’s technology also enables you to have the convenience to navigate your daily driving.

Whether you are in a shopping mall or a busy city street, the Rear View Camera System helps you slide in and out of narrow parking spaces. In addition to the camera, the VW Jetta is outfitted with the following features:

  • Safety cage
  • Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS)
  • Automatic Post-Collision Braking System

In the event of a collision, the Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS) in your VW Jetta will be activated. This means your ICRS will deploy airbags, switch on the hazard lights, and turn off the fuel pump. The ICRS, along with other safety features of the sedan, is part of the quality safety system in the 2021 VW Jetta.

Schedule a 2021 VW Jetta Test Drive

To check out this vehicle’s safety systems, performance features, and interior design, schedule a test drive of the VW Jetta. It is the best way to see how the sedan can be a fit for your lifestyle.

Drivers near Littleton, Parker, and Castle Rock, CO, can stop by McDonald Volkswagen to review the VW Jetta in person. You can also contact us to schedule a test drive.

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