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By Product Expert | Posted in Awards, Volkswagen Atlas on Thursday, August 24th, 2017 at 1:10 am

2018 VW Atlas Earned an IIHS Top Safety Rating

As you may have heard by now, the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas has arrived to dealerships and it’s already a favorite. From the color options of the Atlas to its lengthy warranty options, everyone is head-over-heels for Volkswagen’s newest SUV. Despite being the youngest SUV in the Volkswagen family, the Atlas has already earned a few claims to fame. For instance, Volkswagen recently announced that the 2018 VW Atlas earned an IIHS Top Safety Rating. Keep on reading below to learn all about the Atlas and its award!

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How does a car earn an IIHS Top Safety Rating?

For its “superior” performances in IIHS crash tests, as evaluated in five categories – frontal impact moderate overlap, frontal impact small overlap, side impact, roof strength, and head restraints – the 2018 VW Atlas was awarded an IIHS Top Safety Rating. This achievement was made by possible by equipping the Atlas with its available Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking.

2018 VW Atlas Front View of Gray Exterior
2018 VW Atlas Rear View of Gray Exterior

As safe as the Atlas already is without these safety features, it couldn’t have won such a prestigious award without them. Fully equipped with its available safety features, the 2018 VW Atlas is indisputably one of the safest SUVs on the road today.

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We hope you’ve enjoyed learning more about how the 2018 VW Atlas earned an IIHS Top Safety Rating. Want to see this super-safe SUV in action? We have several Atlas models in our inventory, and each of them is itching for a test drive! Schedule a test drive today! Our financing team would be happy to address any financial concerns.

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