Safety Ratings

Frontal Moderate Overlap Test Results
GOOD
Rear Crash Protection Results
GOOD
Rollover Rating Test Results
GOOD
Side Impact Test Results
GOOD
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Overall Side Crash Rating
Overall Side Barrier Rating
NHTSA Rollover Resistance Rating
Not Rated

Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 15V311000
Mfg's Report Date: MAY 25, 2015
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 2957


Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2015 Tiguan vehicles manufactured January 22, 2015, to March 20, 2015. These vehicles may be equipped with Certification labels that are missing the required tire pressure information and they may state incorrect weight and loading information. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."

Consequence:
If the labels have incorrect weight and loading information, the operator may overload the vehicle which could cause vehicle instability, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will correct the information on the certification label, free of charge. The recall began on June 12, 2015. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 01A5.

Dates of Manufacture:
JAN 21, 2015 to MAR 19, 2015

Manufacturer Recall Number:
01A5

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