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Volkswagen Tiguan Earns 5-Star Crash Test Rating

July 08, 2009

HERNDON, VA -- Volkswagen of America Inc. said its 2009 Tiguan has earned a 5-star crash test rating from the government's New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). 

NCAP is part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which is affiliated with the U.S. Department of Transportation. The agency has provided consumers with vehicle safety information since 1978. 

NCAP has primarily provided front and side crash test ratings, and more recently added a rollover rating -- all aimed at helping consumers in making their vehicle purchasing decisions. The rating results are relayed to consumers using an easily recognizable star rating system from 1 to 5, with 5 being the best a vehicle can achieve. 

"Volkswagen is thrilled that our Tiguan has earned the highest crash test rating, 5-star, by the government -- providing further validation that Volkswagen produces some of the safest vehicles in the industry," said Mark Barnes, chief operating officer of Volkswagen of America. 

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