Volkswagen Tiguan and Mercedes GLE tested for safety

Volkswagen Tiguan and Mercedes GLE tested for safety


Volkswagen Tiguan and Mercedes GLE has been able to earn higher rewards, but only with additional options in the Arsenal.

Experts of the insurance Institute of road safety continue to test modern cars, checking their safety. This time the objects of attention of specialists of steel IIHS Volkswagen Tiguan Mercedes GLE 2019 and 2020. According to relevant media to get the highest award of Top Safety Pick + test participants should adequately withstand all the tests. This is a very difficult task, as experts took care of all the key parameters.


So, in the list of required crash tests include the following types – front with a slight overlap from the side driver/passenger, front moderate overlap, side, as well as special tests on the strength of the roof, the effectiveness of head restraints and performance optics. It is known that subjects from Volkswagen and Mercedes received high marks in all six crash tests.

So, for example, the Mercedes GLE has received praise for more adaptive projection headlights with LEDs with the function of distant light. They equip the cars descended from the conveyor after July 2019. Basic lights here and received an acceptable evaluation. Also, experts said the collision avoidance systems that is available in the “database”. All of these options can boast high ratings, but flawless results showed none of them.

Volkswagen Tiguan gets top marks only if equipped with adaptive led optics support beam and the system for the prevention of accidents in the front. Good reviews got the headlights installed on the car, issued after June 2019. But the earlier model, according to the observations of experts IIHS, can’t rely on the highest score. Basic halogen headlight test failed.


In the end, both models adequately coped with the test, but none of them received praise for the standard equipment. For an estimated required additional options.

Earlier, the “minus” security experts found the Toyota RAV4. New cross failed the tests, evaluating the quality of road lighting.

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