2017 Volkswagen Golf
#38 of 2017 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons
#83 of all 2017 vehicles
The Golf, a mainstay of Volkswagen's lineup for decades, is a small hatchback with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2016. The Volkswagen Golf has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. Volkswagen offers a 6-year, 72,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.
We estimate that the 2017 Volkswagen Golf has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0447% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.1096%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0447% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.1096% chance of being injured.
Compared to the average vehicle, the 2017 Volkswagen Golf is 5% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2017 Volkswagen Golf is 12% less likely to result in a fatal accident.
2017 Volkswagen Golf offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 1%.