Safety Features

See the list of 2012 Volkswagen Passat safety features that comes standard for the available trims / styles.

S 4dr Sedan 2.5L Manual S

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Hill hold control (HHC)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners

S 4dr Sedan 2.5L Manual S PZEV

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Hill hold control (HHC)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners

S 4dr Sedan 2.5L Auto S

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners

S 4dr Sedan 2.5L Auto S PZEV

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners

S w/Appearance 4dr Sedan 2.5L Auto S w/Appearance

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners

S w/Appearance 4dr Sedan 2.5L Auto S w/Appearance PZEV

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners

SE 4dr Sedan 2.5L Manual SE

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Hill hold control (HHC)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners

SE 4dr Sedan 2.5L Manual SE PZEV

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Hill hold control (HHC)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners

SE 4dr Sedan 2.5L Auto SE

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners

SE 4dr Sedan 2.5L Auto SE PZEV

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners

SE w/Sunroof 4dr Sedan 2.5L Auto SE w/Sunroof

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners

SE w/Sunroof 4dr Sedan 2.5L Auto SE w/Sunroof PZEV

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners

SE w/Sunroof & Nav 4dr Sedan 2.5L Auto SE w/Sunroof & Nav

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners

SE w/Sunroof & Nav PZEV 4dr Sedan 2.5L Auto SE w/Sunroof & Nav PZEV

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners

SEL 4dr Sedan 2.5L Auto SEL

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners

SEL 4dr Sedan 2.5L Auto SEL PZEV

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners

SEL Premium 4dr Sedan 2.5L Auto SEL Premium

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners

SEL Premium PZEV 4dr Sedan 2.5L Auto SEL Premium PZEV

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners

TDI SE 4dr Sedan 2.0L Manual TDI SE

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Hill hold control (HHC)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners

TDI SE w/Sunroof 4dr Sedan 2.0L DSG TDI SE w/Sunroof

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners

TDI SE w/Sunroof & Nav 4dr Sedan 2.0L DSG TDI SE w/Sunroof & Nav

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners

TDI SEL Premium 4dr Sedan 2.0L DSG TDI SEL Premium

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners

SE w/Sunroof 4dr Sedan 3.6L V6 DSG SE w/Sunroof

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners

SE w/Sunroof & Nav 4dr Sedan 3.6L V6 DSG SE w/Sunroof & Nav

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners

SEL Premium 4dr Sedan 3.6L V6 DSG SEL Premium

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • Daytime running lights
  • Dual front airbags
  • Dual front side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Emergency trunk release
  • 3-point safety belts for all seating positions -inc: pretensioners