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The 2016 Volkswagon Caddy hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

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ANCAP 4 Star Safety Rating - Tested in 2015

The Volkswagen Caddy was introduced in Australia and New Zealand in November 2015. This ANCAP safety rating applies to Australian Caddy Trendline short wheelbase (SWB) people mover variants built from November 2016, and on sale in Australia from January 2017, when safety upgrades were introduced. Van and long wheelbase (LWB) variants are not covered by this rating.


Test Results Summary
Crash TestScore
Adult Occupant Protection 32.10 out of 38
    Full Width Frontal Test 7.41 out of 8
    Frontal Offset Test 7.20 out of 8
    Side Impact Test 8 out of 8
    Pole Test 6.89 out of 8
    Whiplash Protection Test 2.61 out of 3
    AEB (City) 0 out of 3
Child Occupant Protection 38.30 out of 49
Safety Assist 8.84 out of 13
    Speed Assistance System 1.33 out of 3
    ESC 3 out of 3
    Seat Belt Reminders 2      out of 3
    Lane Support System 0 out of 1
    AEB (Interurban) 2.51 out of 3
Pedestrian Protection 20.99 out of 36

Safety Feature Summary

The safety feature information below is subject to change without notice. For up to date safety feature specifications for all variants, please see the safety feature table to the right or contact the manufacturer.

Dual frontal, side chest and side head-protecting (curtain) airbags are standard. Autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and a speed assist system (SAS) are standard. A lane departure warning (LDW) system is available as an option.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

Frontal Offset Test Image
Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 7.2 pts (out of 8)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 2.39 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 4 pts

The passenger compartment remained stable in the frontal offset test. Chest protection of the driver was rated ‘Marginal’, while passenger chest protection was rated ‘Acceptable’. All doors remained closed during the crash.

What is frontal offset test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Side Impact Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Side Impact* 8 pts (out of 8)
Head 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

Good protection was provided for the driver in the side impact test.

What is side impact test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Full Width Frontal Test

Full Width Test Image
Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Driver* pts (out of )
Head 4 pts
Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.42 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Rear Passenger* pts (out of )
Head 4 pts
Neck 3.47 pts
Chest 2.74 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts

In the full width test, protection of the driver’s chest and the chest and neck of the rear passenger was rated ‘Acceptable’. All other critical body regions of both the driver and passenger were rated ‘Good’.

What is full width frontal test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Pole Test

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Pole* pts (out of )
Head 4 pts
Chest 2.77 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

In the side pole test, chest protection was ‘Acceptable’. A gap appeared between the door and B-pillar and a penalty was applied.

What is pole test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Whiplash Protection Test

Front / Rear: 1.61 points

Rear: 1.00 points

AEB (City): [Not tested]

AEB City is available as standard on the Australian Caddy, however was not tested.

Whiplash Protection Crash Test Image

Child Protection Test

Crash Test Performance

18 month old child: 12.00 points

3 year old child: 11.30 points

Child Safety Features & Child Seat Installation

Safety features: 3.00 points

Installation check: 12.00 points

Pedestrian Summary

Scored out of 36 points

Adult & child head impacts: 14.07 points

Upper leg impacts: 0.92 points

Lower leg impacts: 6.00 points

This vehicle scored 20.99 out of 36 points. The bumper provided ‘Good’ protection to pedestrians' legs and scored maximum points. However, protection of the pelvis region was almost completely ‘Poor’. The bonnet and windscreen showed predominantly ‘Adequate’ or ‘Marginal’ protection in Euro NCAP tests. (Tested by Euro NCAP v8.0)


Pedestrian Rating Explained

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Pedestrian Rating - please view table for scores

Green Vehicle Guide

Combined Fuel Consumption CO2 Greenhouse Rating Air Pollution Rating Overall Rating
6 L/100km 138 g/km

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