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Tips & Tricks

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1. Fuel consumption Golf GTI "Clubsport", l/100km: urban 9,1 - 8,5 / extra-urban 6,0 - 5,9 / combined 7,0 - 6,9; CO2-emission combined, g/km: 162 - 158; efficiency class: E, D

Driving safely

The main objective of Volkswagen’s driver training is to teach you how to react correctly and deal with moments of danger in all seasons and in different road conditions.

Seating position.

Seating position

The best possible seating position is essential for safe, relaxed and sporty driving, and also facilitates a swift response in emergency situations.

Steering wheel

Steering

Here are a few useful tips for steering.

Drive concepts

There are different kinds of drive concepts, which are shown here.

The physics of driving

The physics of driving

Kamm's circle

Braking

Braking

The key benefits lie in maintaining the steerability and stability of your vehicle under full braking and when taking avoiding action while braking hard.

Avoiding action
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Avoiding action

The vehicle can no longer be brought to a halt if an obstacle is encountered, or a hazard appears so suddenly that immediate avoiding action without braking is required.

2. Fuel consumption Passat Variant 176kW TDI, l/100 km: urban 6,7 – 6,6 / extra-urban 5,0 – 4,9 / combined 5,6 – 5,5; CO2-emission combined, g/km: 146 - 145; efficiency class: B
Electronic stabilisation programme
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ESC

Electronic stabilisation programme

2. Fuel consumption Passat Variant 176kW TDI, l/100 km: urban 6,7 – 6,6 / extra-urban 5,0 – 4,9 / combined 5,6 – 5,5; CO2-emission combined, g/km: 146 - 145; efficiency class: B
eco-driving
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Eco-driving - Think Blue

It only takes a little effort to become accustomed to an economical driving style. The reward: You save fuel and reduce unnecessary costs. You reduce your impact on the environment.

3. Fuel consumption Passat GTE Variant: combined 1,8 - 1,7; Power consumption in kWh/100 km: kombiniert 13,2 – 12,7; CO2 emissions in g/km: combined 40 - 38; efficiency class: A+
Relaxed driving

Relaxed driving

If you are planning a longer car journey, you should heed the following advice to ensure that you arrive at your destination feeling relaxed after a stress-free trip.

Electronic control systems

The most common system abbreviations and definitions:

Safe trip
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A safe trip every time

Practice makes perfect: you should repeat the Volkswagen Driving Experience training at regular intervals to ensure that you remain safe on the roads.

3. Fuel consumption Passat GTE Variant: combined 1,8 - 1,7; Power consumption in kWh/100 km: kombiniert 13,2 – 12,7; CO2 emissions in g/km: combined 40 - 38; efficiency class: A+

Avoiding action.

Braking.

The physics of driving.

Legal details

Steering.

Driving safely.

Tips and tricks for safe driving.

The main objective of Volkswagen’s driver training is to teach you how to react correctly and deal with moments of danger in all seasons and in different road conditions. We hope that our training helps you to improve your driving skills, and that you can handle critical driving situations with confidence.

This category contains a summary of the most important tips and tricks for you - it provides you with instant access to key techniques for specific driving situations, along with information on some vehicle safety features.

These tips refers to vehicles that are equipped with the electronic stabilization programme (ESC) and all its related sub-functions. 
However, the primary task of a driver is to adopt a responsible driving style based on the road and traffic conditions. 
The functions and safety systems described in this category are not a substitute for the vehicle wallet, which contains a great deal of vital information and details of safety warnings.

We wish you a pleasant trip every time. Stay safe! Your Volkswagen Driving Experience team.

 

Seating position.