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NHTSA Crash Test Results

Passat Turbo

3-Series 328i

Mazda3 i SV MT 4-Door

Frontal Crash Test (Driver)

11-20 percent or greater chance of serious injurysee details

(Tested: Passat w/ SAB)

Not Tested Not Tested
Frontal Crash Test (Passenger)

11-20 percent or greater chance of serious injurysee details

(Tested: Passat w/ SAB)

Not Tested Not Tested
Side Crash Test (Front)

10 percent or less chance of serious injurysee details

(Tested: Passat w/ SAB)

Not Tested Not Tested
Side Crash Test (Rear)

11-20 percent or greater chance of serious injurysee details

(Tested: Passat w/ SAB)

Not Tested Not Tested

IIHS Crash Test Results

Overall Rating

Reliability Rating

Passat Turbo

3-Series 328i

Mazda3 i SV MT 4-Door

Overall 5 out of 5
see details
4 out of 5
see details
Not Available

Safety Features

Passat Turbo

3-Series 328i

Mazda3 i SV MT 4-Door

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag with Head Protection N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Side Head Curtain Airbags Std. Std. Std.
Second Row Side Airbag Opt. N/A N/A
Second Row Side Airbag with Head Protection N/A N/A N/A
Power Windows Std. Std. Std.
Electronic Parking Aid N/A Opt. Opt.
First Aid Kit N/A N/A Opt.
Trunk Anti-Trap Device Std. Std. N/A

Anti-Theft & Locks

Passat Turbo

3-Series 328i

Mazda3 i SV MT 4-Door

Child Safety Door Locks Std. Std. Std.
Locking Pickup Truck Tailgate N/A N/A N/A
Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.
Vehicle Anti-Theft Std. Std. Std.

Remote Controls & Remote Releases

Passat Turbo

3-Series 328i

Mazda3 i SV MT 4-Door

Keyless Entry (Remote Lock/Unlock) Std. Std. Std.
Remote Ignition N/A N/A Opt.
Next Steps

Passat Turbo

3-Series 328i

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