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4-door sedan

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2009 Volkswagen Jetta
2009 Volkswagen Jetta

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Moderate overlap front
Models built after November 2004

Overall evaluation
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Structure and safety cage
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Injury measures
Head/neck
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Chest
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Leg/foot, left
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Leg/foot, right
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Restraints and dummy kinematics
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Side
Models built after November 2004

Overall evaluation
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Structure and safety cage
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Driver injury measures
Head/neck
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Torso
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Pelvis/leg
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Head protection
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Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
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Torso
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Pelvis/leg
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Head protection
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Roof strength
Models built after November 2004

Overall evaluation
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Curb weight 3,158 lbs
Peak force 15,867 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio 5.02
Tested vehicle
2009 Volkswagen Jetta S 4-door

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Head restraints & seats
Manual - power seats

Overall evaluation
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Dynamic rating
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Seat/head restraint geometry
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Other safety features

  • Side airbags: front and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags (standard); rear seat-mounted torso airbags (optional)
  • Driver knee airbag: a separate airbag in the lower instrument panel designed to minimize knee injuries in frontal crashes (beginning with all 2013 Jetta SportWagen models and 2013 Golf and GTI models built after August 2012)
  • Electronic stability control (standard beginning with 2009 models, optional on 2005-08 models manufactured after November 2004)
  • Antilock brakes
  • Daytime running lights