Safety Ratings

Frontal Moderate Overlap Test Results
GOOD

Frontal crash ratings - Driver
Frontal crash ratings - Passenger
Side crash ratings - Driver
Side crash ratings - Passenger
NHTSA Rollover Resistance Rating

Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 02V031
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 55,000


Summary:
On these passenger vehicles, short circuits within the Electronic Control Unit of the anti-lock braking system (ABS) can result in a fire.

Remedy:
Dealers will replace the ABS control unit. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification was to begin during late-February 2002. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Volkswagen at 1-800-822-8987.

Dates of Manufacture:
October 2000 - September 2001

Manufacturer Recall Number:
WJ

Disclaimer

The safety ratings and information is provided directly from the
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)


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