Safety Features

See the list of 2003 Volkswagen Passat safety features that comes standard for the available trims / styles.

GL 4dr Sedan GL Manual

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Side Curtain Protection
  • Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts
  • Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts
  • Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Rear seat interlock
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Internal emergency release trunk handle w/location reflector
  • Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

GL 4dr Sedan GL Auto

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Side Curtain Protection
  • Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts
  • Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts
  • Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Rear seat interlock
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Internal emergency release trunk handle w/location reflector
  • Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

GLS 4dr Sedan GLS Manual

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Side Curtain Protection
  • Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts
  • Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts
  • Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Rear seat interlock
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Internal emergency release trunk handle w/location reflector
  • Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

GLS 4dr Sedan GLS Auto

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Side Curtain Protection
  • Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts
  • Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts
  • Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Rear seat interlock
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Internal emergency release trunk handle w/location reflector
  • Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

GLS 4dr Sedan GLS V6 Manual

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Side Curtain Protection
  • Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts
  • Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts
  • Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Rear seat interlock
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Internal emergency release trunk handle w/location reflector
  • Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

GLS 4dr Sedan GLS V6 Auto

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Side Curtain Protection
  • Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts
  • Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts
  • Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Rear seat interlock
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Internal emergency release trunk handle w/location reflector
  • Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

GLX 4dr Sedan GLX V6 Manual

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Side Curtain Protection
  • Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts
  • Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts
  • Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Rear seat interlock
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Internal emergency release trunk handle w/location reflector
  • Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

GLX 4dr Sedan GLX V6 Auto

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Side Curtain Protection
  • Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts
  • Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts
  • Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Rear seat interlock
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Internal emergency release trunk handle w/location reflector
  • Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

GLX 4dr Sedan GLX V6 4MOTION Auto

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Side Curtain Protection
  • Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts
  • Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts
  • Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Rear seat interlock
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Internal emergency release trunk handle w/location reflector
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

W8 4dr Sedan W8 4MOTION Auto

  • Rear seat interlock
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Side Curtain Protection
  • Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts
  • Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts
  • Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Internal emergency release trunk handle w/location reflector
  • Traction control-inc: Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

W8 4dr Sedan W8 4MOTION 6-spd Manual

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Side Curtain Protection
  • Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts
  • Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts
  • Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Rear seat interlock
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Internal emergency release trunk handle w/location reflector
  • Traction control-inc: Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

GL 4dr Wagon GL Manual

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Side Curtain Protection
  • Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts
  • Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts
  • Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Rear seat interlock
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

GL 4dr Wagon GL Auto

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Side Curtain Protection
  • Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts
  • Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts
  • Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Rear seat interlock
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

GLS 4dr Wagon GLS Manual

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Side Curtain Protection
  • Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts
  • Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts
  • Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Rear seat interlock
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

GLS 4dr Wagon GLS Auto

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Side Curtain Protection
  • Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts
  • Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts
  • Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Rear seat interlock
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

GLS 4dr Wagon GLS V6 Manual

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Side Curtain Protection
  • Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts
  • Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts
  • Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Rear seat interlock
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

GLS 4dr Wagon GLS V6 Auto

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Side Curtain Protection
  • Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts
  • Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts
  • Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Rear seat interlock
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

GLX 4dr Wagon GLX V6 Manual

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Side Curtain Protection
  • Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts
  • Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts
  • Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Rear seat interlock
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

GLX 4dr Wagon GLX V6 Auto

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Side Curtain Protection
  • Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts
  • Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts
  • Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Rear seat interlock
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Traction control-inc: Anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

GLX 4dr Wagon GLX V6 4MOTION Auto

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Side Curtain Protection
  • Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts
  • Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts
  • Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Rear seat interlock
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

W8 4dr Wagon W8 4MOTION Auto

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Side Curtain Protection
  • Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts
  • Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts
  • Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Rear seat interlock
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Traction control-inc: Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Anti-intrusion side door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn

W8 4dr Wagon W8 4MOTION 6-spd Manual

  • Anti-intrusion side door beams
  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Driver/front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system
  • Driver/front passenger side-impact airbags
  • Side Curtain Protection
  • Front color-keyed 3-point height-adjustable seat belts
  • Rear color-keyed outboard 3-point seat belts
  • Front/rear seat belt emergency tensioning retractors
  • Rear seat interlock
  • Child seat lower attachment points & top tether, rear outboard seating positions (LatCH)
  • Child safety locks on rear doors
  • Traction control-inc: Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP)
  • Collapsible steering column
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual-note horn