The Chattanooga-built Volkswagen Passat made the top group of cars to be a 2017 Top Safety Pick+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Six Volkswagen models (in various configurations) earned the IIHS safety pick rating - the 2017 VW Jetta, Golf and Passat.
Twenty-one cars, which also feature standard front crash prevention system with automatic braking capabilities like the Passat include:
The IIHS says that automakers have voluntarily committed to making autobrake a standard feature on all models by 2022.
But only seven 2017 models earned top headlight rating, a new area of focus for the IIHS. Those are:
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