2023 Volkswagen Taos
#60 of 2023 SUVs
#100 of all 2023 vehicles
The Taos, which Volkswagen introduced in 2022, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. The Taos provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). Volkswagen offers a 6-year, 72,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.
We estimate that the 2023 Volkswagen Taos has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.04% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.5627%, meaning the average driver has a 0.04% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.5627% chance of being injured.
Compared to the average vehicle, the 2023 Volkswagen Taos is 14% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2023 Volkswagen Taos is 2% less likely to result in a fatal accident.
Active safety features greatly enhance occupant safety by reducing the likelihood of a crash. All trims and versions of the 2023 Volkswagen Taos include the following active safety system: Front Assist. There are optional safety features on the 2023 Volkswagen Taos which may add to the cost but should be strongly considered --- Lane Assist and Blind Spot Monitor.
Some safety features still may make a vehicle safer, even if not at the forefront of technological advances. Optional Light Assist automatically switches high beam headlights off when oncoming traffic is approaching and turns them back on when there aren't any vehicles ahead. Cornering Headlights / Leveling Head Lamps, which is optional on the 2023 Volkswagen Taos, points headlights towards the direction that the vehicle is heading, even on turns.