Sunnyvale Volkswagen is proud to share with customers from Palo Alto to Santa Clara, CA, that the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 electric vehicle has earned a spot on the list of 2021 Top Safety Picks by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

What Does it Mean to be Rated as a Top Safety Pick?

For the IIHS to consider a vehicle qualified for the Top Safety Picks list, the model needs to deliver excellent ratings in all six of the institute's crash-test evaluations. That includes everything from high visibility from the headlights and taillights to collision avoidance measures like warnings and mitigation components. Safety ratings between multiple vehicles are tested, as well as sensors and warnings for pedestrians and other objects in the vehicle's path.


The VW ID.4 EV includes as a standard feature, the IQ.DRIVE® advanced driver-assist system. While driving—locally in Sunnyvale, CA, or long distance road trips— IQ.DRIVE has alert lane centering steering wheel to make your drive safer. The system also sends alerts and warnings if the vehicle detects an unexpected animal, person, or object ahead to prevent a collision.

The 2021 VW ID.4 is equipped with a front radar and camera, two sensors in the rear, and eight ultrasound sensors that gather data about your vehicle's surroundings and, when necessary, may activate:

  • Travel Assist
  • Forward Collision Warnings
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Pedestrian Monitoring
  • Active Blind-Spot Monitor
  • Rear Traffic Alert
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Lane-Keeping Assist

Additional Safety Features

The 2021 VW ID.4 also features safety components that include:

  • Dynamic Road Sign Display
  • Park Distance Control
  • Light Assist High Beam headlights control

Test Drive a 2021 VW ID.4 Near San Jose, CA

Visit our Sunnyvale, CA dealership to experience the VW ID.4 for yourself and learn about all its safety features at Sunnyvale Volkswagen today.

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